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Central Waterfront in Camden in Camden County, New Jersey — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

American Merchant Marine Memorial

 
 
American Merchant Marine Memorial image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Devry Becker Jones (CC0), April 21, 2023
1. American Merchant Marine Memorial
Inscription.  
Dedicated to the Veterans of the
U.S. Merchant Marine
and the
U.S. Navy Armed Guard
of
World War II

"Their graves are marked only by the waves of the ocean.
We miss them, we respect them and we shall never forget them."

 
Topics and series. This memorial is listed in these topic lists: War, World IIWaterways & Vessels. In addition, it is included in the US Navy Armed Guard series list.
 
Location. 39° 56.544′ N, 75° 7.93′ W. Marker is in Camden, New Jersey, in Camden County. It is in Central Waterfront. Memorial is on Riverside Drive. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 785 S Delaware Ave, Camden NJ 08103, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. U.S. Merchant Marine and U.S. Navy Armed Guard (here, next to this marker); The Merchant Marine, Liberty Ships and Tankers in World War II (here, next to this marker); The World's Greatest Battleship! (a few steps from this marker); Jersey Joe Walcott
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(about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); General Martin E. Dempsey, 18th Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff (about 400 feet away); Buzz Aldrin (about 500 feet away); a different marker also named Jersey Joe Walcott (about 500 feet away); Laurie Hernandez (about 500 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Camden.
 
American Merchant Marine Memorial Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By R. C.
2. American Merchant Marine Memorial Marker
The memorial in its previous appearance.
American Merchant Marine Memorial image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Devry Becker Jones (CC0), April 21, 2023
3. American Merchant Marine Memorial
A companion sign identified individuals and corporations that supported the memorial image. Click for full size.
Photographed By R. C.
4. A companion sign identified individuals and corporations that supported the memorial
Direct view of the propeller image. Click for full size.
Photographed By R. C.
5. Direct view of the propeller
The Battleship USS New Jersey can be seen in the background.
Rear view of the propeller and shaft image. Click for full size.
Photographed By R. C.
6. Rear view of the propeller and shaft
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on April 23, 2023. It was originally submitted on April 28, 2008, by Ronald Claiborne of College Station, Texas. This page has been viewed 1,796 times since then and 7 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on April 23, 2023, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.   2. submitted on April 28, 2008, by Ronald Claiborne of College Station, Texas.   3. submitted on April 23, 2023, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.   4, 5, 6. submitted on April 28, 2008, by Ronald Claiborne of College Station, Texas. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.

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