SD3348 : Fishermen's Memorial, Fleetwood Esplanade

taken 17 days ago, near to Fleetwood, Lancashire, Great Britain

Fishermen's Memorial, Fleetwood Esplanade
Fishermen's Memorial, Fleetwood Esplanade
This memorial, facing the sea from the Esplanade, is made from parts of a trawler and contains a list of boats and souls lost at sea. It was created in 1987 and revamped in 2004.

A metal plaque (SD3348 : Past this Place) carries the inscription:
"Past this place, the fishermen of Fleetwood have sailed for generations while their families have watched from the shore. Their courage and comradeship under hardship is a living legend. This memorial depicting equipment from a trawler, was placed here in recognition of the great contribution which the men and women of the fishing community have made to the life of Fleetwood"

Another plaque (SD3348 : The Real Price of Fish is the Lives of Men) proclaims that:
And lists the names of fishing boats that have been lost at sea. See LinkExternal link for the full list.
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Date Taken
Saturday, 1 February, 2020   (more nearby)
Friday, 7 February, 2020
Geographical Context
Coastal  Historic sites and artefacts  People, Events  Industry 
Camera (from Tags)
Panasonic DC-G9 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SD 339 484 [100m precision]
WGS84: 53:55.6928N 3:0.4701W
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OSGB36: geotagged! SD 339 484
View Direction
Northeast (about 45 degrees)
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Memorial  Monument  Fishing Industry  Fishermen  Trawlermen  Sea 

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