Long Beach in Los Angeles County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
The Lone Sailor
U.S. Navy Memorial
Erected 2004 by City of Long Beach and Lone Sailor Committe of Navy families of Long Beach.
Location. 33° 45.683′ N, 118° 9.367′ W. Marker is in Long Beach, California, in Los Angeles County. Marker is at the intersection of East Ocean Boulevard and Paloma Avenue, on the right when traveling south on East Ocean Boulevard. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Long Beach CA 90803, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. La Ciudad de Valparaiso a La Ciudad de Long Beach (approx. 0.6 miles away); JAAN-2 Gun Battery (approx. 0.7 miles away); Long Beach Marine Stadium (approx. 1.4 miles away); The Esser House (approx. 1½ miles away); Villa Riviera (approx. 1½ miles away); Long Beach Unity Society of Practical Christianity Church (approx. 1½ miles away); Recreation Park Bandshell (approx. 1.6 miles away); Long Beach-Yokkaichi Sister City Association (approx. 1.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Long Beach.
More about this marker. This statue was dedicated on the 229th anniversary of United States Navy on October 13, 2004. Also, dedicated to the men and women who gave their lives on December 7, 1941. The Long Beach Sailor is a replica of the original created by Stanley Bleifeld, that is located at the U.S. Navy Memorial in Washington, D.C. The Long Beach Lone Sailor is unique since it is the only one so far that overlooks the ocean.
Related marker. another marker that is related to this marker. The Lone Sailor at the U.S. Navy Memorial in Washington, D.C.
Also see . . . The Lone Sailor Memorial San Francisco. (Submitted on January 26, 2012.)
Categories. • Patriots & Patriotism • War, World II • Waterways & Vessels •
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on January 23, 2012, by Denise Boose of Tehachapi, California. This page has been viewed 878 times since then and 29 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on January 23, 2012, by Denise Boose of Tehachapi, California. 6, 7, 8, 9. submitted on February 1, 2014, by Denise Boose of Tehachapi, California. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.