Donations are needed to weld the Sail of the 688 boat back together and to prepare the ground to present the Sail as a memorial to all who served in the US Navy’s submarine service. The location TBD will be near the LA Maritime Museum, the USS Iowa and hopefully the bow of the USS Los Angeles (CA 135).
USS LOS ANGELES (SSN 688) – arriving Port of Los Angeles DEC 7, 2007.
This was the submarine’s first port visit to her name sake city, Los Angeles.
This picture of the 688’s Sail was taken on her 2nd port visit to Los Angeles during the actual Decommissioning Ceremony January 23, 2010
The Sail of the 688 Boat has returned to Los Angeles in 2012 but it is in (3) three pieces and needs funding to put it back together again.
Here are the 43,000 LBS of fair water planes from the 688 Boat.
USS LAPON (SSN 661) SAIL – LOCATION: SPRINGFIELD, MISSOURI.
For donations over $100.00 Memorial/Donor named Bricks encircle the Sail.
SEND A CHECK TODAY:
NAVY DAYS – LA
2210 3RD STREET, STE 119
SANTA MONICA, CA 90405
MEMO: FOR 688 BOAT’S SAIL.
Thanking you in advance for your contribution!
Navy Days – LA is part of the Navy League of the United States and is a 501 (C) 3 tax exempt organization promoting the public’s education of our Sea Services. Navy Days – LA IRS EIN number is: 55-0882597 and the State of California Franchise Organization no. is: 9593343.