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Spirit of the American Navy
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member ChapterhouseInc
N 27° 57.742 W 082° 48.163
17R E 322674 N 3094341
Quick Description: A set of statues--Doughboy and Navy--stand watch over the eastern end of the memorial causeway.
Location: Florida, United States
Date Posted: 4/12/2008 11:06:00 AM
Waymark Code: WM3JHD
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member robbdogg120
Views: 10

Long Description:
Spirit of the American Navy
artist: E.M. Viquesney (1876-1946)
copyright 1920
Originally dedicated on November 11, 1927 at the opening ceremony of the Memorial Causeway Bridge. Donated by the American Legion Post 7 in memory of 38 local service men who died in World War I.

Rededicated November 10, 2006 following the completion of the new Memorial Causeway Bridge in 2005, the statue was restored and reinstalled. Designed as a companion to the "doughboy", there are seven sailor statues located in cities across the country.

Name or use 'Unknown' if not known: Spirit of the American Navy

Figure Type: Human

Artist Name or use 'Unknown' if not known: E.M. Viquesney

Date created or placed or use 'Unknown' if not known: 1927

Materials used: bronze

Location: Clearwater Memorial Causeway

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