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Maritime Memorial

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Address: 200 W Marine Dr, Astoria, OR 97103-6204
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The USA Jerimiah Liberty ship

We took a self guided tour and seniors get in half price! My husband's father served on a liberty ship during WWII and he was just in awe of this boat as we walked thru and took... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 5 days ago
Debra M
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

We took a self guided tour and seniors get in half price! My husband's father served on a liberty ship during WWII and he was just in awe of this boat as we walked thru and took in all the sites. Rumor has it the movie Titanic used their engine room for filming! There's also a historic aubmarine docked there... More 

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Emmett, Idaho
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Camped Here Due To Astoria Being Booked And It Was Cold! Tents Were Super Crowded With My Husband And 5 Kids! I'll Credit Being On The Ocean! Loved That Part! Temp Was Pretty Much Only Negative!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The memorial is small and simple which makes it more powerful. The wall has inscriptions for those who have died at sea. There is some steps closer to the river edge for family and friends to send tributes to those loved ones they have lost. The arches above those steps are open to allow the souls to rise to the... More 

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San Francisco, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This small memorial sits just off the Riverwalk in Astoria. Elegant black stone has inscribed names of those who parishes at sea. The site is simply there to document and provide a place to remember these individuals. There is no attempt to explain who they were or what happened. A few poems are also inscribed on the wall.

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Fort Worth, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This was a very short trip to Astoria, so there was not much time to see everything. However, we just chanced upon this Maritime Memorial and had to bring my family back to visit it, so I visited twice in one day. I enjoyed reading the memorials. Much love, memories, and interesting ways to memorialize those that have sailed the... More 

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San Francisco, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2016

This is a interesting memorial that is really very moving. We stopped by on our walk into town from a cruise ship. The inscriptions are varied; some somber, some joyful. The sea can both give and demand a great deal. Many amazing people are being honored here, the inscriptions had me wish I could have met some of them.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2016 via mobile

Quaint memorial along the Astoria Boardwalk on the water. The view is lovely and peaceful. Take some time to reflect at this site.

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Rochdale, England
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2016

We stumbled on this by accident,and it's a sombre reminder of naval and service personnel who served, some died young and some reached a grand old age. One sad example is that of local boy PFC Brian A Browning, who was killed in Iraq in 2007 aged just 20.

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Wheeler, Oregon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2016

A very humbling and solemn experience. So many people that encountered the might of the sea. No matter how much experience they had

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Washougal, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2016

Right on the river, this memorial is dedicated to the people of the shipping/maritime/fishing industry. It was adorned with flowers and was a very moving display for those who often lost their life just doing their job. Right by a trolley stop as well.

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