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A quiet peaceful place close to the ocean, to remember those "lost at sea"

A very personal memorial to fishermen/seamen that have been lost at sea since 1900, I believe. It... read more

Reviewed 11 June 2018
Omaha, Nebraska
A place for Rest a Place to View

When visiting the lighthouses in Newport Oregon, you pass at the Southern one this building a nice... read more

Reviewed 28 December 2017
Paul L
Greater London, United Kingdom
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Monument located in Yaquina Bay State Park that memorializes mariners who lost their lives at sea.
Yaquina Bay State Park, Newport, OR
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Reviewed 10 August 2009

I've gone to the nearby Yaquina Bay lighthouse on tours before, but one day I just happened to notice the small sanctuary nearby so I decided to go have a look. There are places to sit down, and an altar in the front. On top...More

5  Thank ladycascadia
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Reviewed 11 June 2018

A very personal memorial to fishermen/seamen that have been lost at sea since 1900, I believe. It is a nice place, with their names on the memorial. Fresh flowers provided each time that I have been there. A fitting reminder of the sacrifice those that...More

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Reviewed 28 December 2017

When visiting the lighthouses in Newport Oregon, you pass at the Southern one this building a nice place to reference the hardness of the life of fisherman,

Thank Paul L
Reviewed 2 October 2017

This place is a tribute to all those who lost their lives at sea. Personal effects, photographs and artifacts are placed here and the place is revered. Brings home the heartfelt emotions for those that have lost loved ones to the sea.

Thank richardmJ5084ZK
Reviewed 2 October 2017 via mobile

Nice tribute to those who have lost their lives as fishermen in the area. Tasteful and touching. Worth a short visit to pay your respects and remember that so many are affected by someones death.

Thank ECL
Reviewed 16 August 2017

A fitting tribute to those in the fishing industry who have lost their lives. With recent deaths it truly is an active memorial.

Thank Rebecca E
Reviewed 16 August 2017

I've been to the park before, but don't think I'd ever been in this memorial building. It is sad to read of the lives lost, but a nice tribute to them. I'd agree that it is a bit strange to rate a memorial, but I...More

Thank darcforest
Reviewed 6 August 2017

I asked what was the point of a surfing monument because surfers died in sport. Here in a coastal town, fishermen are people who do a valuable service for their community and so a tribute is necessary for them. This one happens to be nicely...More

Thank Daniel A
Reviewed 23 April 2017

Nice place to visit and read about the lives that have been lost at sea. Family/friends have left notes and momentos that are interesting to read.

Thank quail4you
Reviewed 8 March 2017

this is a sheltered memorial near Yaquina Bay To ask me to rate a memorial is like asking to rate whether the graves in a cemetery were properly aligned

Thank thanxcdc
Reviewed 29 January 2017

a very simple and sincere memorial to local fishermen, I was moved and thought deeply (for me) about the reality of the impact on the small coastal city

Thank iberichieg
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