Battleship Oregon Memorial16 Votes Currently Open
- Address: SW Natio Pkwy, Portland, OR 97204, USA, United States
- Timings: 24-hrs Details
- Phone: +1-5038237529
- Time Required: 00:30 Mins
- Tags: Historical Site, War Memorial, Family And Kids
Located in the Tom McCall Waterfront Park, Battleship Oregon Memorial in Portland and houses the Mast from the USS Oregon (BB-3) a pre-dreadnought Indiana-class battleship. This ship was commissioned on July 15, 1896. The USS Oregon is known to be the first US heavy battleship to sail around South America in 1898. This ship has been a major part of the US’s coastal defence fleet during the World War 1. Even during the World War 2, the USS Oregon served as an ammunition barge. Visit this memorial in Portland and witness a part of one of the most important ships in US Maritime history.
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0.38% of people who visit Portland include Battleship Oregon Memorial in their plan
09 AM - 10 AM
71.43% of people start their Battleship Oregon Memorial visit around 09 AM - 10 AM
People usually take around 30 Minutes to see Battleship Oregon Memorial
95% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Battleship Oregon Memorial
Battleship Oregon Memorial Reviews & Ratings
It was a nice quiet spot with plenty of space to sit
If you love Oregon history and War history and metal rivets this is a place for you!
It's a nice memorial that's honors the memory of the brave sailors and marines of the USS Oregon.
When you start on the Waterfront Trail, you will be greeted with this historical memorial stand of a mast piece preserved from the USS Oregon Battleship. The ship was famous for being the first US heavy battleship to sail around South America, when it made the journey in 66 days, to join the fight in Cuba during the Spanish-American war in 1898. It had served in 3 major wars. It looks quite fitting for a memorial as you circle around it and you may feel a sense of patriotism as it "overlooks and guards" the riverfront. It can be a little tough to get a closer look as there are now many homeless people surrounding it. The Oregon Maritime Museum is located just across from it in the river.