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The Lone Sailor

 
 
The Lone Sailor Marker image. Click for full size.
By Sandra Hughes, August 11, 2010
1. The Lone Sailor Marker
Inscription. Donated by friends of the U.S. Navy Memorial Foundation, Washington, D.C.
This statue is an exact replica of the famous Lone Sailor Statue created by sculptor Stanley Bleifeld to grace the United States Navy Memorial in Washington D.C.
The Lone Sailor is a symbolic figure, a U.S. Navy Bluejacket representing everyone who has served, is serving now, and who is yet to serve in the United States Navy.
 
Erected 2002 by Friends of the U.S. Navy Memorial Foundation, Washington, D.C.
 
Location. 36° 50.918′ N, 76° 17.668′ W. Marker is in Norfolk, Virginia, in Norfolk. Marker is on Bousch Street near Wisconsin Square, foot of Harbour St.. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Norfolk VA 23510, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. USS Cole (DDG 67) (here, next to this marker); USS Liberty AGTR-5 (here, next to this marker); USS Scorpion (SSN-589) (here, next to this marker); USS Nimitz (CVN-68) (here, next to this marker); USS Forrestal CVA/CV/AVT-59 (here, next to this marker); USS Belknap (CG 26)
The Lone Sailor keeps watch over USS Wisconsin image. Click for full size.
By Sandra Hughes, August 11, 2010
2. The Lone Sailor keeps watch over USS Wisconsin
(here, next to this marker); USS Iowa (BB-61) (here, next to this marker); USS Newport News CA-148 (here, next to this marker). Click for a list of all markers in Norfolk.
 
Also see . . .  Wikipedia: The Lone Sailor. The Lone Sailor is modeled on then Petty Officer 1st class Dan Maloney. (Submitted on August 27, 2010, by Sandra Hughes of Killen, Usa.) 
 
Categories. Military
 
The Lone Sailor keeps watch over USS Wisconsin image. Click for full size.
By Sandra Hughes, August 11, 2010
3. The Lone Sailor keeps watch over USS Wisconsin
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Sandra Hughes of Killen, Usa. This page has been viewed 614 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by Sandra Hughes of Killen, Usa. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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