After nearly a year’s efforts, the Oregon Coast Military Museum has completed the expanded display honoring the United States Merchant Marine. Past President Tim Sapp commented “This effort really started with two different supporters approaching the Museum over a year ago with concerns about the lack of understanding of the role of the Merchant Marines in their heroic efforts during WWII. The Estate of Muriel Rothwell, whose husband ‘Rocky’ was a WWII Merchant Mariner, want
Greetings from the sunny Oregon Coast. Time to update our supporters on a number of issues.
First of all, we had a great 2nd Anniversary Celebration on Saturday July 1 as we combined efforts with the annual Wings & Wheels Fly in and Car Show. A HUGE thanks! to all of our businesses and individuals who supported this with raffle prize and door prize gifts, as well as the nearly 500 supporters who came thru the door that day! It was a great day and the event generated some m