Arromanches-les-Bains in Calvados Département, Basse-Normandie, France — Lower Normandy (Atlantic Coast)
Merchant Navy Seamen Memorial
June 6 ~ September 1944
Also in memory of Merchant Navy Seaman from 1939 ~ 1945 who lost their lives in European coastal waters until Europe was finally liberated in May 1945.
Look out to sea and say a prayer
For those who rest beneath,
They gave their lives that you may share
A Europe that is free.
Donald Hunter 2003
Erected by the Normandy Merchant Navy Memorial Fund.
Location. 49° 20.423′ N, 0° 37.252′ W. Marker is in Arromanches-les-Bains, Basse-Normandie, in Calvados Département. Marker can be reached from Place du Six Juin 1944 0.1 kilometers west of Rue F.Jourdan de la Passardière, on the left when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is on the beach side of the Musée du débarquement (D-Day Landing Museum). Marker is at or near this postal address: 12 Place du Six Juin 1944, Arromanches-les-Bains, Basse-Normandie 14117, France.
Other nearby markers. Royal Logistics Corps Memorial (here, next to this marker); L.S.T. & Landing Craft Association Memorial (here, next to this marker); Royal Air Force Beach Squadrons Memorial (here, next to this marker); Mulberry Harbours Memorial (here, next to this marker); Passerell de Route Flottante de Port Mulberry (within shouting distance of this marker); Allan Beckett Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Arromanches-les-Bains : Un village de pêcheurs (about 120 meters away, measured in a direct line); Arromanches-les-Bains : La Bataille d’Arromanches (about 150 meters away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Arromanches-les-Bains.
Categories. • War, World II •
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