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Bourne in Barnstable County, Massachusetts — The American Northeast (New England)
 

The Unknown Seaman Memorial

Part of the Merchant Marine Memorial at Massachusetts Maritime Academy

 
 
The Unknown Seaman Memorial Marker image. Click for full size.
By James R. Murray, July 16, 2015
1. The Unknown Seaman Memorial Marker
Inscription. The Unknown Seaman Dedicated 7, October 1989 This monument is dedicated to the officers and men who sailed the ships of the U.S. Merchant Marine during World War II. Especially to the 6700 unsung heroes who lost their lives in that conflict. And to the sons and daughters who follow in their footsteps and continue to “ down to the sea in ships.” We remember them. We honor them. We miss them. We shall never forget them
 
Erected 1989.
 
Location. 41° 44.352′ N, 70° 37.409′ W. Marker is in Bourne, Massachusetts, in Barnstable County. Marker is on Academy Drive, on the right when traveling west. Click for map. The marker is part of a group of 7 memorials called the Merchant Marine Memorial on the campus of the Massachusetts Maritime Academy in Bourne Massachusetts. Marker is in this post office area: Buzzards Bay MA 02532, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Merchant Marine Memorial (here, next to this marker); Crossing the Bar Memorial (here, next to this marker); SS Pan Oceanic Faith Memorial (here, next to this marker); SS Blackpoint Memorial (here, next
The Unknown Seaman Memorial Marker image. Click for full size.
By James R. Murray, July 16, 2015
2. The Unknown Seaman Memorial Marker
to this marker); Monica Dickens Stratton (approx. 3.4 miles away); William Barclay Parsons (approx. 3.4 miles away); August Belmont (approx. 3.4 miles away); Cape Cod Canal (approx. 3.4 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Bourne.
 
Categories. War, World II
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by James R. Murray of Elkton, Florida. This page has been viewed 187 times since then and 3 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by James R. Murray of Elkton, Florida. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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