Lost at Sea, A Poignant Merchant Mariners’ Memorial Sculpture in NYC

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photo by Scouting NY

Artist Marisol Escobar designed this poignant memorial to American Merchant Mariners lost at sea located on the west side of Battery Park in New York City. The imagery in the memorial is based on real pictures of drowning merchant marines taken by German U-boat sailors during World War II.

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photo by Scouting NY

Scouting NY shot some truly haunting photos of the memorial

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