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Memorial details

Memorial type
Pillar / Column
District
Liverpool
Town
Liverpool
County
Merseyside
Country
England
Commemoration
Second World War (1939-1945)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
52562
Current location

Public vantage point at waters edge
Pier Head
Liverpool
Liverpool
Merseyside
L3 4BB
England

OS Grid Ref: SJ 33835 90091
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Tall rounded column with unidentified feature of three rows protruding metal or glass shapes at the top sitting on a semi circular stepped base partially surrounded by two walls that flank out to each side and are inlaid with metal plaques that may contain name lists Column has carved inscription and wreath (uncertain) carved in relief Two stone spheres sit on curly cornered supports at end of each wall both carved one with map of the world other (uncertain)
Inscription
THESE OFFICERS/ AND MEN OF THE/ MERCHANT NAVY/ DIED WHILE/ SERVING WITH/ THE ROYAL NAVY/ AND HAVE NOT/ GRAVE BUT/ THE SEA/ 1939-1945
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 1390
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1390
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: Undefined
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Unknown
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Unknown
  • Wall
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone - Portland
  • Base
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Concrete
  • Column
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone - Portland
  • Plaques
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Bronze
Listing information
  • MERCHANT NAVY WAR MEMORIAL
  • Grade II
  • This memorial is protected, and listed on the National Heritage List for England maintained by Historic England. View list entry
  • More about listing and the protection of historic places can be found on the Historic England website
  • Historic England
Condition
History
2010: Grade II listed (Ref: 504858).
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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