Astoria, Oregon: Columbia River Maritime Museum

The "Graveyard of the Pacific" kept the Coast Guard busy trying to save lives from dozens of shipwrecks. See a fishing boat washed from Japan to the U.S. by the 2011 tsunami.

Address:
1792 Marine Drive, Astoria, OR
Directions:
On the riverfront, on the north side of US-30/Marine Drive, at its intersection with 18th St.
Hours:
Daily 9:30-5 (Call to verify) Local health policies may affect hours and access.
Phone:
503-325-2323
Admission:
Adults $14.
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Columbia River Maritime Museum.

Columbia River Maritime Museum

Some history of the Columbia River. Japanese attack. The U.S. Coast Guard rescues.

[Lu Davis, 03/04/2020]

The "Graveyard of the Pacific" kept the Coast Guard busy trying to save lives from dozens of shipwrecks. 18 Japanese flags are on display, taken from the bodies of dead soldiers. Another Japanese artifact is a fishing boat, washed from Japan to America by the 2011 tsunami.


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