SM9536 : The toll taken by the sea

taken 6 years ago, near to Fishguard/Abergwaun, Pembrokeshire/Sir Benfro, Great Britain

The toll taken by the sea
The toll taken by the sea
Three members of the same family are commemorated on this gravestone in the Tabernacle cemetery. Henry Lewis of the brigantine Gwladys who was drowned in the Bristol Channel in December 1891 (while en route from Cardiff to Messina with a cargo of coal the ship was rammed by a steamer of Hartland Point and went down, 3 of the 7 men were lost); brothers David and Arthur were lost in the South Atlantic in 1907 when en route from Bahia Blanca to Antwerp with a cargo of wheat. Their ship S.S. Dulverton was posted missing, last seen hove to with engine trouble. They were both in their 20s, sons of John and Tamar Lewis of Fishguard.
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Tuesday, 1 March, 2011   (more nearby)
Submitted
Friday, 25 March, 2011
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Gravestone   (more nearby)
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OSGB36: geotagged! SM 959 368 [100m precision]
WGS84: 51:59.5389N 4:58.4498W
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OSGB36: geotagged! SM 959 368
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