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West Freemason in Norfolk, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

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.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Military.
 
Location. 36° 50.918′ N, 76° 17.668′ W. Marker is in West Freemason in Norfolk, Virginia. Marker is on Bousch Street near Wisconsin Square, foot of Harbour St.. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Norfolk VA 23510, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
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)
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 Forrestal CVA/CV/AVT-59 (here, next to this marker); USS Belknap (CG 26) (here, next to this marker); USS Iowa (BB-61) (here, next to this marker); USS Newport News CA-148 (here, next to this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in West Freemason.
 
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 Tidwell of Killen, Alabama, USA.) 
 
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
The Lone Sailor and Adjacent Markers from the deck of the Battleship USS Wisconsin image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, March 16, 2017
4. The Lone Sailor and Adjacent Markers from the deck of the Battleship USS Wisconsin
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on April 17, 2020. It was originally submitted on August 27, 2010, by Sandra Hughes Tidwell of Killen, Alabama, USA. This page has been viewed 712 times since then and 9 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on August 27, 2010, by Sandra Hughes Tidwell of Killen, Alabama, USA.   4. submitted on April 18, 2017, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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