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Gig Harbor in Pierce County, Washington — The American West (Northwest)
 

Lost At Sea

 
 
Lost At Sea Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Fischer, Jr., August 3, 2021
1. Lost At Sea Marker
Inscription.  

In memory of the fishermen of Gig Harbor who have gone to sea
at great risk with passion and hard work, this statue is a tribute
to an industry upon whose labor our community was founded.

LOST AT SEA

John Ancich, Jr. • Gordon Armstrong • Jerry Bushard
Joseph Cloud • Visco Karmelich • Robert Lysell
Henry Moller, Jr. • Michael Tarbet • Scott Tyree
John Holt • Rex Parish

 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: DisastersIndustry & CommerceWaterways & Vessels.
 
Location. 47° 19.84′ N, 122° 34.91′ W. Marker is in Gig Harbor, Washington, in Pierce County. Marker is at the intersection of Harborview Drive and Rosedale Street NW, on the right when traveling north on Harborview Drive. Memorial is on the plaza at Skansie Brothers Park. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 3215 Harborview Drive, Gig Harbor WA 98335, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. First Settlers (a few steps from this marker); Fishing Family Memorial Anchor (a few steps from this marker); Across the Bay
Lost At Sea Marker on Fishermen's Memorial image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Fischer, Jr., August 3, 2021
2. Lost At Sea Marker on Fishermen's Memorial
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(a few steps from this marker); Skansie Brothers Park (within shouting distance of this marker); Explore Gig Harbor Wildwaters (within shouting distance of this marker); Skansie Netshed & House (within shouting distance of this marker); Our First Sawmill (within shouting distance of this marker); Birth of the Business District (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Gig Harbor.
 
Also see . . .  Skansie Brothers Park. (Submitted on August 21, 2021, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
Fishermen's Memorial image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Fischer, Jr., August 3, 2021
3. Fishermen's Memorial
Fishermen's Memorial Detail image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Fischer, Jr., August 3, 2021
4. Fishermen's Memorial Detail
Fishermen's Memorial Sculptor's Mark image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Fischer, Jr., August 3, 2021
5. Fishermen's Memorial Sculptor's Mark
Part of Gig Harbor's Fishing Fleet image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Fischer, Jr., August 3, 2021
6. Part of Gig Harbor's Fishing Fleet
At the West Shore Marina
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on August 21, 2021. It was originally submitted on August 21, 2021, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 213 times since then and 7 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on August 21, 2021, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.

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Feb. 4, 2023