Neutral Irish Registered Vessels
National Memorial Arboretum
OS Grid Ref.: SK 18241 14473
Tree with dedicatory rectangular blue coloured metal plaque set into the top of a brick plinth. Irish flag depicted at the top centre of the plaque
DEDICATED TO ALL THOSE WHO WERE SERVING ON THE FOLLOWING NEUTRAL IRISH REGISTERED VESSELS/ LOST AS A RESULT OF GERMAN ACTION/ 1939 - 1945/ ESPECIALLY REMEMBERING THE 149 SEAMEN WHO LOST THEIR LIVES/ (SHIP NAMES) CUIMHNIMIS (let us remember)/Irish Born Merchant Seamen/who lost their lives in the/Arbeitserziehungslager Nazi Forced Labour Camp Bremen-Farge/1943-45
Names on memorial
Second World War (1939-1945)
Total names on memorial: 0
Served and returned: 0
Exact count: yes
Information shown: Undefined
Order of information: Undefined
2007: plaque was refurbished by the National Arboretum and an additional plaque was fixed to the front of the plinth dedicated to five Irish born Merchant Seaman captured while serving on British ships and who lost their lives in the Arbeitserziehungslager Nazi Slave Labour camp, Bremen, Farge, 1943 - 45.
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Irish Seamen's Relatives Association is responsible for the memorial while the maintenance is by the National Arboretum.
Plaque dedicated to five Irish born Merchant Seaman who lost their lives in the Arbeitserziehungslager Nazi Slave Labour camp has been relocated to the Dokumentation-und Gedenkstätte, Geschichtslehrpfad Lagerstraße/U-Boot-Bunker Valentin e.V. Baracke 27: An der Kaserne 127, 28790 Schwanewede, Bremen, Germany where it will be displayed.
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