Dedicated to Americans Lost at SeaIn war and in peace, in commerce and in travel, in rescue and discovery, in fisheries and in research, this nation has forged a bond with and a dependence on the sea. This monument of waves and gulls memorializes our national life at sea. It is dedicated to the thousands of Americans who have perished in the sea and to those whose destiny still is linked with our naval and maritime services. The reliefs on the sides of the pedestal of the memorial illustrate, by direct or symbolic representation, all these activities.
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|Series||This marker is part of the Markers Attached to Sculpture series|
|Placed By||United States Coast Guard on the Occasion of its Bicentennial|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Saturday, September 13th, 2014 at 7:10am PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||18S E 322386 N 4305021|
|Decimal Degrees||38.87611667, -77.04750000|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 38° 52.567', W 77° 2.85'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||38° 52' 34.02" N, 77° 2' 51.00" W|
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|Closest Postal Address||At or near 123-199 Mt Vernon Trail, Washington DC 20037, US|
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