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Maritime Memorial

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Address: 200 West Marine Drive, Astoria, OR 97103
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Nice little suprise!

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... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
Shimmy2drums
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Fort Worth, Texas
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San Francisco, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW 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 1 week ago NEW

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 1 week ago

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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GIG HARBOR
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago 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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Redmond, Oregon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2016

Love reading the names. And they added on more area for more names. A great way to honor those who are gone.

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Hillsboro
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2015

The Columbia River Bar is probably one of the world's most dangerous. It's hard to visualize the dozens of men who have lost their live guiding others to safety.

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Astoria, Oregon
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2015

Great place to have lunch or just a peaceful break. Under the Astoria Bridge on the Columbia River and Astoria Riverwalk.

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