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Port Arthur in Jefferson County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
 

Merchant Marine Memorial

U.S.S. Texaco Mississippi

— Heroes of World War II —

 
 
U.S.S. Texaco Mississippi Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Cajun Scrambler, May 22, 2020
1. U.S.S. Texaco Mississippi Marker
Inscription.  

This anchor is in recognition of, and a tribute to, those who served in the Merchant Marine of World War II, we salute the men and women who served aboard the ships of the following Merchant Marine fleets:
Texaco Marine, Sabine Towing & Transportation, Gulf Oil Corp., Atlantic Refinery, Pure Oil, Sun Oil and Mobil.
The placing of this anchor was made possible through the generosity of Texaco Marine and Sabine Towing and Transportation.

Heroes of World War II
Sabine Employees Pay Tribute to the memory of...
S.S. Munger T. Ball
Sunk May 4, 1942

S.S. Rawleigh Warner
Sunk June 22, 1942

Third Marker
Sun Shipbuilding and Drydock Company
1944
Contract No. 303
Chester, PA. U.S.A.
 
Topics. This memorial is listed in these topic lists: HeroesWar, World IIWaterways & Vessels.
 
Location. 29° 57.23′ N, 93° 52.699′ W. Marker is in Port Arthur, Texas, in Jefferson County. Memorial can be reached from Gulfway Drive (State Highway 87) near State Highway 73, on the right when traveling

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east. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 7626 Gulfway Drive, Port Arthur TX 77642, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Spanish-American War (within shouting distance of this marker); The Four Chaplains (within shouting distance of this marker); World War II 36th Division Support Troops (within shouting distance of this marker); 143rd Infantry Regiment (within shouting distance of this marker); Thirty Sixth Infantry Division (within shouting distance of this marker); 111th Combat Engineers (within shouting distance of this marker); 'Man's Best Friend' (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Women's Peacetime and Wartime Service (about 300 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Port Arthur.
 
More about this memorial. Located in the Golden Triangle Veterans Memorial Park.
 
Heroes of World War II Memorial image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Cajun Scrambler, May 22, 2020
2. Heroes of World War II Memorial
U.S.S. Texaco Mississippi Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Cajun Scrambler, May 22, 2020
3. U.S.S. Texaco Mississippi Marker
Second Marker
U.S.S. Texaco Mississippi Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Cajun Scrambler, May 22, 2020
4. U.S.S. Texaco Mississippi Marker
Merchant Marine Memorial image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Cajun Scrambler, May 22, 2020
5. Merchant Marine Memorial
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 5, 2020. It was originally submitted on June 5, 2020, by Cajun Scrambler of Assumption, Louisiana. This page has been viewed 190 times since then and 40 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on June 5, 2020, by Cajun Scrambler of Assumption, Louisiana.

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