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Henry J. Kaiser Shipyard Memorial

Marine Park off Columbia Way, Vancouver, WA
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Excellent information of WWII shipyard History

I wanted to come and see this. An Uncle of mine came to build Liberty ships here during WWII. And... read more

Reviewed 12 September 2017
Portland, Oregon
Fun History

Located next to the boat ramp at Marine Park (there may be a parking charge) the Memorial is... read more

Reviewed 17 February 2017
Vancouver, Washington
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Marine Park off Columbia Way, Vancouver, WA
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Reviewed 12 September 2017

I wanted to come and see this. An Uncle of mine came to build Liberty ships here during WWII. And my father was in the Merchant Marines at the time. So I heard all about the Liberty Ships but had never actaully been to this...More

Thank RSNN
Reviewed 17 February 2017

Located next to the boat ramp at Marine Park (there may be a parking charge) the Memorial is located behind the bathrooms. You can not miss it, just look for the Tower. The tower gives you a great view of the area, especially the old...More

Thank Captainron14
Reviewed 6 February 2017

Stopped to use the restrooms. Started reading all the signs. We learned so much about the area and the history of shipbuilding on the Columbia. Worth the fee. Nice bathrooms

Thank tiredandtravelled
Reviewed 23 June 2016

From what I could see through the fence, this looked interesting (I'm a history buff) but unfortunately, it was fenced off and a sign said "Closed for repairs" with no further information. There is a $5 parking fee, and an automated pay station - but...More

1  Thank TommyBear
Reviewed 29 July 2015

This memorial is located in the marine park off SE Columbia Way next to the boat launch. Be aware, there is a $5 parking fee. The former Kaiser Shipyard is now the site of the Columbia Business Park on the south side of Highway 14...More

3  Thank Theresa A
Reviewed 4 February 2015

Decent to check out for a short visit.Those more into history will probably like it better I would think.

Thank KweqSmanit
Reviewed 22 March 2013

If you are into public art, this is definitely a must see. It is a very modern sculpture with a variety of textures and angles.

1  Thank PlayfulPlatypus
Reviewed 8 October 2012

Wife and I and a Friend bumbled into this very informative and well done memorial site dedicated to a substantial historical artifact as this private shipyard was turning out large "Liberty" class ships for the WW II Navy every 27 days as well as Landing...More

4  Thank Steven S
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