Ashtabula in Ashtabula County, Ohio — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
American Merchant Marine Veterans Memorial
Trained 268,000 Officers and Crewmen for the Wartime Fleet
604 Men and Women taken prisoner
60 Died in Prison Camps
142 Merchant Marine Academy Cadets were lost in action
Dedicated to the men and women who proudly served their country.
American Merchant Marine
250,000 Men — all volunteers
1 in 32 died at sea
World War II
4,221 Merchant Ships Constructed
868 Ships Lost To Enemy Action
31 Ships Vanished at sea
268,000,000 Tons of Cargo
Delivered To The Armed Forces
U.S. Navy Armed Guard
U.S. Naval Gun Crews
on Merchant Ships
115,000 Men Served on Allied Ships
1,810 Gave Their Lives
National Maritime Day May 22
To honor the men who served in the Armed Guard and the Merchant Marines
Erected 2000 by American Merchant Marines Veterans.
Location. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1071 Walnut Boulevard, Ashtabula OH 44004, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Point Park (here, next to this marker); Bascule Lift Bridge (within shouting distance of this marker); The Run Away Lake Erie Buoy (within shouting distance of this marker); Ship Air Funnel (within shouting distance of this marker); The Ashtabula River (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); 1003 (about 500 feet away); 1005 (about 600 feet away); 1009 (about 600 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Ashtabula.
Categories. • War, World II •
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Credits. This page was last revised on April 17, 2019. This page originally submitted on April 17, 2019, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. This page has been viewed 33 times since then. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on April 17, 2019, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.