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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Ryedale
Town
Malton
County
North Yorkshire
Country
England
Commemoration
Second World War - civilians
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
30706
Current location

EDEN CAMP MUSEUM
Malton
Ryedale
North Yorkshire
YO17 6RT
England

OS Grid Ref: SE 79779 73553
Denomination: Non-Denominational

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Description
METAL PLAQUE IMAGE OF A FLOWER CLASS CORVETTE DEPICTED AT THE BASE OF THE PLAQUE WITH LARGE FLAG OF SMITH'S DOCK SHIPYARD RISING FROM THE CENTRE OF THE SHIP
Inscription
COMMEMORATING THE/ WORKFORCE OF SMITH'S DOCK/ SHIPYARD, RIVER TEES, WHO/ BETWEEN 1939-45 DESIGNED AND/ BUILT 87 SHIPS FOR THE BRITISH/ ADMIRALTY, MANY OF WHICH/ WERE "FLOWER" CLASS/ CORVETTES./ .... AND THOSE WHO LOST THEIR LIVES WHEN THE/ CORVETTE "LA BASTIAISE" EXPLODED DURING SEA/ TRIALS IN THE TEES BAY ON JUNE 22ND 1940./ (NAMES)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Balls
Crowell, Charles Edwin
Dobson, John William
English, Frank
Fenwick, Robert E
Gent, William
Hall, Charles William
Hansson, Victor
Hebden, W A
Henderson, Alec
See details for all 18 names
Commemorations
  • Second World War - civilians
    Total names on memorial: 36
    Served and returned: 18
    Died: 18
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: surname,forename
    Order of information: surname,forename
Components
  • Plaque
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Metal
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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