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Monument to Mariners Lost at Sea

Kurmajas Prospekts, Liepaja, Latvia
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At the end of the bronze sculptures, lies this monument. Right next to the sea. If you go around... read more

Reviewed 27 July 2017
Roberts P
Interesting

After a walk on the beach area, came across this monument. There is a special plaque to US airmen... read more

Reviewed 7 June 2017
Stuart S
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Grimsby, United Kingdom
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Erected in 1977 to honour all of the local sailors and fishermen lost at sea, this massive communist-style monument depicts a woman gazing out onto the Baltic hoping to catch a glimpse of her missing loved one. Later after independence a plaque was added commemorating a little known incident on April 8, 1950 when a US Navy airplane carrying 10 American airmen was shot down by the Soviets off the c
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27 Jul 2017
“Good”
7 Jun 2017
“Interesting ”
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Kurmajas Prospekts, Liepaja, Latvia
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Reviewed 27 July 2017

At the end of the bronze sculptures, lies this monument. Right next to the sea. If you go around Liepaja on foot, include this in your route.

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Reviewed 7 June 2017 via mobile

After a walk on the beach area, came across this monument. There is a special plaque to US airmen who were lost at sea after being shot down in 1950. The plaque was placed there in 2000 marks 50 years of remembrance .

Thank Stuart S
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Reviewed 1 March 2017

Just a short walk from city centre, through small park you will see this monument. Every time I visit Liepāja, I walk that route past the monument and stairs to the seaside. Good to visit at any type of weather. I prefer stormy. Monument and...More

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Reviewed 21 February 2017 via mobile

This is one landmark along the coast line of Liepaja. However we did not realize what it was about until we read the text at the foot of the statue. Give one something to think about.. Do we wish to have the time of cold...More

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Reviewed 15 November 2016

Was a normal memorial to fishermen lost at sea, but politicians hung on it which is a plaque somehow American spies

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Reviewed 4 June 2016

Nice statue on the beautiful beach of Liepaja. It is not far from the city center, probably around 20-30 minutes walk.

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Reviewed 9 May 2016

Located in ideal place...sea is sooooo clooooose! Seat down and relax...look is betiful in any direction...enjoy!

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Reviewed 7 March 2016

The statue is beautiful and overlooks the sea where the US Navy aircraft was shot down and lost at sea. Hold on to you hat - it is super windy there.

Thank Jengue
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