2013

NU2417 : French Sailors' Memorial

taken 11 years ago, near to Howick, Northumberland, England

French Sailors' Memorial
French Sailors' Memorial
Graveyard monument, 1913. Red terracotta. Recumbent Celtic wheel-headed
cross with foliage carving; tablet at foot inscribed

JEAN GUILBERT
LOUIS JOSEPH DUGUENOY
FRANCOIS NOUVEL
PIERRE ARCHENOUX
EMILE DUVAL GOURNAY

Moulded rectangular frame inscribed: THIS CROSS IS PLACED HERE BY THE PEOPLE
OF HOWICK, BOULMER AND CRASTER IN MEMORY OF FIVE FRENCH/SAILORS WHO OUT OF
A CREW OF 30 WERE DROWNED IN THE WRECK OF THE FRENCH STEAM TRAWLER TADORNE
OFF THE ROCKS AT HOWICK BOAT HOUSE ON MARCH 29TH 1913.

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Geographical Context: Lowlands Burial ground, Crematorium other tags: Memorial Click a tag, to view other nearby images.
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Photographer
Russel Wills   (more nearby)
Date Taken
Friday, 1 March, 2013   (more nearby)
Submitted
Friday, 1 March, 2013
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NU 2488 1737 [10m precision]
WGS84: 55:26.9740N 1:36.4927W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NU 2488 1737
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North-northwest (about 337 degrees)
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