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Memorial details

Memorial type
Trophy / Relic
District
Dover
Town
Dover
County
Kent
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
16420
Current location

Dover Town Council
Corner of Biggin Street & High Street
Dover
Dover
Kent
CT 16 1DW
England

OS Grid Ref: TR 31641 41714
Denomination: Undefined

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Previous locations
  • Marine Station
    Dover
    Dover
    Kent
    England

    OS Grid Ref: TR 310 340
    Denomination: Undefined
Description
GRAPPLING IRON FROM HMS VINDICTIVE WITH DEDICATORY METAL PLAQUE PLACED NEXT TO IT. BOTH ARE PLACED ONTO A CONCRETE BASE.
Inscription
GRAPPLING IRON USED ON H.M.S "VINDICTIVE"/ AT THE ATTACK ON ZEEBRUGGE, ST. GEORGE'S/ DAY, 23RD APRIL 1918./ PRESENTED TO DOVER HARBOUR BOARD/ BY ALFRED LENEY & COMPANY LIMITED,/ PHOENIX BREWERY, DOVER./ ORIGINALLY PRESENTED TO A.C. LENEY ESQ. J.P./ CHAIRMAN OF THE DOVER PATROL MEMORIAL/ COMMITTEE, FOLLOWING THE 1914-1918 WAR.
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 0
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 0
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Undefined
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • First World War memorial
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Metal
  • Plaque
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Metal
  • Base
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Concrete
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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