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Memorial details

Memorial type
Trophy / Relic
District
Wirral
Town
Birkenhead
County
Merseyside
Country
England
Commemoration
Non-Specific Conflict
Ceremony
  • Dedicated
    Date: 25 September 1993
    Attended by: Unknown
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
2308
Current location

Dockyard
Egerton Dock
Tower Road
Birkenhead
Wirral
Merseyside
CH41 1FN
England

OS Grid Ref: SJ 32155 89646
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Mizzen mast. At the foot of the mast is a carved sandstone block depicting the badge and motto of HMS Conway, together with the dates "1859 - 1974". The hard-standing bears a wooden plaque with white letter inscription.
Inscription
1859 HMS CONWAY 1974/ TO THE MANY THOUSANDS OF CADETS TRAINED TO COMMAND,/ NOT FORGETTING THOSE WHO LOST THEIR LIVES AT SEA/ "I MUST GO DOWN TO THE SEA AGAIN/ TO THE LONELY SEA AND THE SKY"/ JOHN MASEFIELD OM CONWAY 1891-94
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • Non-Specific Conflict
    Total names on memorial: 0
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 0
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Undefined
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Other structure
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Wood
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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