American Merchant Marine Veterans Memorial, a War Memorial

American Merchant Marine Veterans Memorial, a War Memorial (HM2FS1)

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N 41° 54.086', W 80° 47.971'

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U.S. Maritime Service

Trained 268,000 Officers and Crewmen for the Wartime Fleet

604 Men and Women taken prisoner
60 Died in Prison Camps
142 Merchant Marine Academy Cadets were lost in action

Dedicated to the men and women who proudly served their country.


In Peace and War

1775

American Merchant Marine

250,000 Men — all volunteers
19,000 Casualties
1 in 32 died at sea

World War II

4,221 Merchant Ships Constructed
868 Ships Lost To Enemy Action
31 Ships Vanished at sea
268,000,000 Tons of Cargo
Delivered To The Armed Forces

U.S. Navy Armed Guard

U.S. Naval Gun Crews
on Merchant Ships

115,000 Men Served on Allied Ships
1,810 Gave Their Lives

National Maritime Day May 22

To honor the men who served in the Armed Guard and the Merchant Marines

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HM NumberHM2FS1
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Year Placed2000
Placed ByAmerican Merchant Marines Veterans
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Date Added Wednesday, April 17th, 2019 at 5:01pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17T E 516629 N 4638852
Decimal Degrees41.90143333, -80.79951667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 41° 54.086', W 80° 47.971'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds41° 54' 5.1599999999999" N, 80° 47' 58.26" W
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