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Bourne in Barnstable County, Massachusetts — The American Northeast (New England)
 

SS Pan Oceanic Faith Memorial

Part of the Merchant Marine Memorial at Massachusetts Maritime Academy

 
 
SS Pan Oceanic Faith Memorial Marker image. Click for full size.
By James R. Murray, July 16, 2015
1. SS Pan Oceanic Faith Memorial Marker
Inscription. This bell is dedicated to the memory of those who were lost at sea when the SS Pan Oceanic Faith went down in the North Pacific on 9 October 1967.
John P. Dunphy 65 John M. Ward 65 John R. McPhee 67 Joseph P. Nowd 67 James Bechtold 67 Robert E. Janes, Jr. 67
Fondly remembered by classmates
 
Location. 41° 44.352′ N, 70° 37.409′ W. Marker is in Bourne, Massachusetts, in Barnstable County. Marker is on Academy Drive, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. One of the seven memorials that make up the Merchant Marine Memorial on the campus of the Massachusetts Maritime Academy in Bourne, Massachusetts. Marker is in this post office area: Buzzards Bay MA 02532, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Merchant Marine Memorial (here, next to this marker); Crossing the Bar Memorial (here, next to this marker); The Unknown Seaman Memorial (here, next to this marker); SS Blackpoint Memorial (here, next to this marker); Monica Dickens Stratton (approx. 3.4 miles away); William Barclay Parsons (approx. 3.4 miles away); August Belmont (approx. 3.4 miles away); Cape Cod Canal (approx. 3.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Bourne.
 
Also see . . .
SS Pan Oceanic Faith Memorial Marker image. Click for full size.
By James R. Murray, July 16, 2015
2. SS Pan Oceanic Faith Memorial Marker
 Marine Casualty Report. (Submitted on July 18, 2015, by James R. Murray of Elkton, Florida.)
 
Additional comments.
1.
There is an error in the bronze inscription, the actual name of the ship was the Panoceanic, one word.
    — Submitted July 16, 2015, by James R. Murray of Elkton, Florida.

 
Categories. DisastersWaterways & Vessels
 
SS Pan Oceanic Faith Memorial Marker image. Click for full size.
By James R. Murray, July 16, 2015
3. SS Pan Oceanic Faith Memorial Marker
The ship, The SS Pan Oceanic Faith
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on July 16, 2015, by James R. Murray of Elkton, Florida. This page has been viewed 235 times since then and 32 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on July 16, 2015, by James R. Murray of Elkton, Florida. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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