SJ3390 : Memorial to Heroes of the Marine Engine Room, Liverpool

taken 3 years ago, near to Seacombe, Wirral, Great Britain

Memorial to Heroes of the Marine Engine Room, Liverpool
Memorial to Heroes of the Marine Engine Room, Liverpool
This Grade II* listed memorial in St. Nicholas Place was erected in 1916 to commemorate the 32 engineers of the SS Titanic who remained at their posts to allow passengers to escape the sinking ship. After the First World War it was rededicated to all marine engine room fatalities.
Inscriptions on it read:
"THE BRAVE DO NOT DIE
THEIR DEEDS LIVE ON FOREVER
AND CALL UPON US
TO EMULATE THEIR COURAGE/ AND DEVOTION TO DUTY";
and:
"IN HONOUR OF
ALL HEROES OF THE
MARINE ENGINE ROOM
THIS MEMORIAL
WAS ERECTED BY
INTERNATIONAL SUBSCRIPTION
MCMXVI".
It was designed by William Goscombe John.

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Date Taken
Saturday, 1 July, 2017   (more nearby)
Submitted
Thursday, 30 January, 2020
Geographical Context
Historic sites and artefacts 
Primary Subject of Photo
Memorial 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 3374 9038 [10m precision]
WGS84: 53:24.3635N 2:59.8893W
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OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 3372 9039
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