Gloucester, Massachusetts: Man at the Wheel

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Gloucester Fisherman's Memorial

Address:
Western Ave., Gloucester, MA
Directions:
Gloucester Fisherman's Memorial. Just west of Mansfield St. along the Stacy Esplanade, which parallels Western Ave./Hwy 127 at the edge of Gloucester Harbor.
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Man at the Wheel

An iconic statue that's often confused with the classic image of the Gorton's frozen fish stick fisherman.

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Man at the Wheel.

Fisherman's Memorial

Bronze sailor at the wheel of a ship battling a storm, commemorating the Gloucester fishermen lost at sea. A low wall near the statue has the year and names of all the men who have died. The statue is in Stacy Esplanade overlooking Gloucester Harbor.

Gloucester is the same town that lost the men of the Andrea Gail in "The Perfect Storm."

[Karen Hudson, 01/03/2011]

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In the region:
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