Gravestone of John Butler d. 1886 near Errwood Hall, Buxton.
Private cemetery by Errwood Hall, Buxton, Derbyshire, England
'Of your charity pray for the soul of John Butler Captain of the yacht Mariquita for sixteen years the friend and faithful servant of the late Samuel Grimshaw of Errwood Hall. He died on the 3rd February 1886, age 55 years'
Type: Gravestone Vessel: Mariquita
Butler, John Age: 55 Date of Death: 3/2/1886 Cause of Death: Unknown/None Rank / Occupation: Master Organisation:
Memorial at Holy Trinity Church, Bosham, Hampshire, commemorating yachtswoman Jennifer Wornum d. 1950
Holy Trinity Church, Bosham, Hampshire, England
'In loving memory of Jennifer Wornum who lived at the Manor these gates are given. The sea claimed her at the age of 23, 1927-1950. Many waters cannot quench love. These gates were designed as his last work by her father'
Type: Wrought iron gates; stone. Position: Churchyard Materials: Wrought iron Artists: Wornum Vessel: Gentleman's Agreement
Wornum, Jennifer Age: 23 Date of Death: 10/7/1950 Cause of Death: Vessel Loss Rank / Occupation: Yachtswoman Organisation:
Notes: Lost in the wreck of the yacht 'Gentleman's Agreement' near Wattamolla Beach, 35 miles south of Sydney. 10 July 1950. Bibliography: P. Clissold 'Ships and Monuments in the Solent Area', 'Mariner's Mirror' vol. 58, p. 207 (Greenwich, 1972).
Memorial tile in All Saints Church, Brightlingsea, Essex, commemorating Ernest James Wheeler d. 1944
All Saints Church, Brightlingsea, Essex, England
'Ernest James Wheeler aged 47 of yacht 'Westward' drowned in River Dart 19 Nov 1944'
Type: Memorial tile Vessel: Westward (yacht)
Wheeler, Ernest James Age: 47 Date of Death: 19/11/1944 Cause of Death: Unknown/None Rank / Occupation: yacht crew Organisation:
Notes: Yacht 'Westward' 1910. She was laid up at Dartmouth during the Second World War following the death of her owner, Thomas Benjamin Frederick Davis (1867-1942). Bibliography: Alfred L. Wakeling and Peter Moon 'Tiles of Tragedy' (Brightlingsea, 2001).
Commemorating seafarers and victims of maritime disasters