Merchant Marine Monument

Merchant Marine Monument (HMAR9)

Location: Sacramento, CA 95814 Sacramento County
Country: United States of America

N 38° 34.805', W 121° 30.428'

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Dedicated to all Merchant Marine Seaman

Members of the U.S. Merchant Marines serving world wide aboard
U.S. Flag cargo ships during World War II suffered a greater
percentage of war-related deaths than did all of the
nation's regular armed forces combined.

The Merchant Marine Seaman suffered losses of 3.4%
Of the over 200,000 serving, with 6,798 killed.
The total of all other armed services suffered losses of 1.78%.

We were granted U.S. Armed Forces Veteran status January 19, 1986.
National Maritime Day is May 22nd.
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HM NumberHMAR9
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Year Placed1998
Placed ByMembers of the Sacramento Valley Chapter American Merchant Marine Veterans (AMMV), their families and friends. This Chapter was founded 2/1/91
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Tuesday, October 7th, 2014 at 5:09pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)10S E 630033 N 4271236
Decimal Degrees38.58008333, -121.50713333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 38° 34.805', W 121° 30.428'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds38° 34' 48.30" N, 121° 30' 25.68" W
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Area Code(s)415, 916, 209, 714
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 80-98 Capitol Mall, Sacramento CA 95814, US
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