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Bayport in Duval County, Florida — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

US Merchant Marine

 
 
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By Brandon D Cross, August 10, 2019
1. US Merchant Marine Marker
Inscription.  
(Side 1)
US Merchant Marine
Dedicated September 14, 1999
Mayport Florida
In memory of the men and women
of all nations who loyally served
aboard United States merchant
ships in war and peace
(Side 2)
American Export Lines • United Fruit Company
1937 - 1981
To all the members of the
brotherhood of marine officers
who served their country in
World War II Korea and
Vietnam Wars
Killed in action WWII
Cabanillas P. • Cole R.J. • Dawson E.L. • Eisenberg L. • Lynch F.P. • Newton C.S. • Shourds H. • Tulenko A. • Witkowski, P.

POW WWII
Moreno A. • Roland D. Saar E. • Willner S.

 
Erected by US Merchant Marine and American Export Lines/United Fruit Company.
 
Location. 30° 23.734′ N, 81° 25.745′ W. Marker is in Bayport, Florida, in Duval County. Memorial is at the intersection of Ocean Street (State Road A1A) and Broad Street
American Export Lines/United Fruit Company Marker image. Click for full size.
By Brandon D Cross, August 10, 2019
2. American Export Lines/United Fruit Company Marker
, on the right when traveling north on Ocean Street. Marker is near Mayport Ferry Landing. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 4780 Ocean Street, Atlantic Beach FL 32233, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. French Huguenots in North America (a few steps from this marker); Historic Old Mayport Cemetery (approx. 0.2 miles away); Pilot Town/Napoleon Bonaparte Broward (approx. half a mile away); Jean Ribaut (approx. half a mile away); The Huguenot Memorial Site (approx. 1.2 miles away); St. George Episcopal Church (approx. 1.2 miles away); Ribault Club Inn (approx. 2.2 miles away); Fort George Island (approx. 2.3 miles away).
 
Also see . . .  The United Fruit Company. (Submitted on August 15, 2019, by J. Makali Bruton of Querιtaro, Mexico.)
 
Categories. Patriots & PatriotismWar, KoreanWar, VietnamWar, World IIWaterways & Vessels
 
US Merchant Marine Marker image. Click for full size.
By Brandon D Cross, August 10, 2019
3. US Merchant Marine Marker
American Export Lines/United Fruit Company Marker image. Click for full size.
By Brandon D Cross, August 10, 2019
4. American Export Lines/United Fruit Company Marker
 

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Credits. This page was last revised on August 15, 2019. This page originally submitted on August 14, 2019, by Brandon D Cross of Flagler Beach, Florida. This page has been viewed 96 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on August 14, 2019, by Brandon D Cross of Flagler Beach, Florida. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
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