Monterey in Monterey County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
Cannery Divers Memorial
Divers - Oscar Lager, Eddie Bushnell, * Henry Porter, Al Annand, Pete Constanti, Mitch Constanti, Larry Johnson, * Tom Pierce, George Fraley, Ralph Nonella
Tenders - Chester Bushnell, Dick McFadden, George Fraley, Ted Duffy, Danny Toms, Andy Skov, Manuel Garcia, John Poskus, Ralph Nonella, Ray Overton
By the Cannery Row Foundation
and the Historic Divers Society - USA
Erected 2008 by Cannery Row Foundation and Historic Divers Society - USA.
Location. 36° 36.62′ N, 121° 53.781′ W. Marker is in Monterey, California, in Monterey County. Marker is on Cannery Row Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Monterey CA 93940, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Trains and Canneries (a few steps from this marker); Associated Oil Fire – 1924 (within shouting distance of this marker); Monterey Breakwater (within shouting distance of this marker); The California Riviera (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Edward Ricketts (approx. 0.2 miles away); Hurray for Hollywood (approx. ¼ mile away); Sloat Monument (approx. ¼ mile away); Presidio of Monterey Museum (approx. ¼ mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Monterey.
More about this marker. The marker is mounted on a cement monument on the promenade at San Carlos Beach Park, a few hundred feet southeast of Cannery Row.
Also see . . .
1. Historic Cannery Divers Memorial Project. The Cannery Row Foundation's page for the Divers Memorial. Includes plans for the memorial, photographs of the casting of the dive helmet, as well as a couple of historic photographs. (Submitted on April 22, 2010.)
2. Looking Back. CanneryRow.com's historical pages for Cannery Row. (Submitted on April 22, 2010.)
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on April 22, 2010, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California. This page has been viewed 2,263 times since then and 70 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on April 22, 2010, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.