SU5806 : Monument to Captain Newman RN - church of St Peter & St Paul, Fareham

near to Wallington, Hampshire, Great Britain

Monument to Captain Newman RN - church of St Peter & St Paul, Fareham
Monument to Captain Newman RN - church of St Peter & St Paul, Fareham
This poignant memorial is by the knight-sculptor Sir Richard Westmacott. It commemorates Captain James Newman-Newman of HMS "Hero", who along with his entire ships' company of 600 men were lost in a violent storm off the Texel, on Christmas Eve 1811 LinkExternal link. The sculpture above the inscription depicts a female figure resting on a rock watching HMS "Hero" sinking in an angry sea. LinkExternal link
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Wednesday, 7 December, 2011   (more nearby)
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Thursday, 8 December, 2011
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