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Merchant Mariners Commemorative Plaque

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Defending the Freedom of the United States of America During War

Navy - First line defense

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Dedicated to the memory of the American Merchant Mariners and the U.S. Navy Armed Guard who gallantly went down to the sea in ships while defending the freedom of the United States of America during the time of war.

Placed by Golden Gate Chapter American Merchant Marine Veterans. October 7, 1994, and is located outside the Liberty Ship, USS Jeremiah O'Brien, which is berthed at pier 45 Fisherman's Wharf, San Francisco, California