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  • American Merchant Mariners’ Memorial –  Situated off-shore from the north end of Battery Park and just south of Pier A, the

    monument stands on a rebuilt stone breakwater in the harbor. The bronze figural group and boat are based on an actual historical event; during World War II, a Nazi U-boat attacked a merchant marine vessel, and while the mariners clung to their sinking vessel, the Germans photographed their victims.












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Riverside Park South (including historic pier information)

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