The Merchant Navy Memorial

  • Description

    "The plaque reads: - "This statue was unveiled by Countess Mountbatten of Burma on 19th September 1990 in memory of the thousands of merchant seamen who sailed from this port and lost their lives in WWII Unrecognized, you put us in your debt, Unthanked, you enter or escaped the grave, Whether your land remember or forget, You saved the land, or died to try to save. John Masefield, Poet Lauriet" Photo by Nick W, 2008.
  • Owner

    Nick W
  • Source

    Geograph (Geograph)
  • License

    What does this mean? Creative Commons License
  • Further information

    Resource type: Image
    Added by: Simon Cotterill
    Last modified: 1 year, 11 months ago
    Viewed: 175 times
    Picture Taken: 2008-10-09
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