Hms Eurydice - 1878

WM reference
40836
Memorial type
Lost
No
Town
County
District
Subject/Period
Current location

CHRIST CHURCH
The Broadway
Sandown
South Wight
Isle Of Wight
England
OS Grid Ref.: SZ 594 839
Denomination: Church of England

Description

OUTDOOR MONUMENT ABOVE THE MASS GRAVE

Inscription

SACRED/ TO THE MEMORY OF/ SEVEN BRAVE SEAMEN/ OF HER MAJESTY'S NAVY/ WHO LIE BURIED HERE/ AFTER HAVING FIRST/ FOUND A WATERY GRAVE/ ON SUNDAY/ MARCH 24, 1878/ WHEN H.M.S. "EURYDICE"/ FOUNDERED/ IN A TERRIFIC SQUALL/ OFF SANDOWN BAY/ (NAMES)

Inscription legible?

Yes

Names on memorial

None recorded

Subject/Period

Non-Combat Deaths
Total names on memorial: 7
Served and returned: 0
Died: 7
Exact count: no
Information shown: Undefined
Order of information: Undefined

Component

Memorial
Condition: Good
Measurements: Undefined
Materials: Stone
Listed?: No

Costs

Site: Unknown or N/A
Memorial: Unknown or N/A
Comments: None

Trust fund/Scholarship

No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

Sponsorship

Unknown or N/A
Details: Unknown or N/A

Responsibility of

Unknown or N/A

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