Memorial: M1078

Wall monument in St Michael’s Church, Southampton commemorating those lost in SS ‘Amazon’ 1852

Location

St Michael's Church, Bugle Street, Southampton, England

Transcript

'ERECTED BY THE ROYAL MAIL STEAM PACKET COMPANY / IN HONOUR OF THE CAPTAIN, OFFICERS AND CREW / WHO PERISHED BY THE DESTRUCTION OF THE AMAZON / STEAM SHIP BY FIRE AT SEA ON THE 4TH JANY 1852 / WILLIAM SYMONS-CAPTAIN / HENRY ROBERTS-CHIEF OFFICER / CHAS HENRY TREWEEKE-2ND OFFICER / JOHN LEWIS-THIRD OFFICER / GEO. FRED. GOODRIDGE-FOURTH OFFICER / FRAN. EDM. STAINFORTH-MIDSHIPMAN / WILLIAM KAHLED STUART-MIDSHIPMAN / JAS. FULLERTON MD-SURGEON / MATTHEW H. STRUTT-PURSER / THOS. W. SHAPCOTT-PURSERS ASSIST. / GEORGE ANGUS-CHIEF ENGINEER / WILLIAM BASTIN-THIRD ENGINEER / ANDREW FERGUSON-FIFTH ENGINEER / FREDERICK DAVEY-SIXTH ENGINEER / DAVID DAVIS-BOATSWAIN / JAMES MURCHIE-CARPENTER / JOHN BLAKE-BEDROOM STEWARD / ELIZABETH SCOTT-STEWARDESS / 50 ABLE SEAMEN, FIREMEN, COAL TRIMMERS, AND SERVANTS'

Details

Description: Stone gothic tracery round a brass inscription tablet. Anchor and oak leaves above the inscription tablet. A panel of sea shells flanked by dolphins at the base.
Type: Wall monuments
Position: South aisle
Materials: Stone, brass
Vessel: SS Amazon

People

Angus, George
Age:
Date of Death: 4/1/1852
Cause of Death: Vessel Loss
Rank / Occupation: Chief Engineer
Organisation: Royal Mail Steam Packet Co
Bastin, William
Age:
Date of Death: 4/1/1852
Cause of Death: Vessel Loss
Rank / Occupation: 3rd Engineer
Organisation: Royal Mail Steam Packet Co
Blake, John
Age:
Date of Death: 4/1/1852
Cause of Death: Vessel Loss
Rank / Occupation: Bedroom steward
Organisation: Royal Mail Steam Packet Co
Davey, Frederick
Age:
Date of Death: 4/1/1852
Cause of Death: Vessel Loss
Rank / Occupation: 6th Engineer
Organisation: Royal Mail Steam Packet Co
Davis, David
Age:
Date of Death: 4/1/1852
Cause of Death: Vessel Loss
Rank / Occupation: Boatswain
Organisation: Royal Mail Steam Packet Co
Ferguson, Andrew
Age:
Date of Death: 4/1/1852
Cause of Death: Vessel Loss
Rank / Occupation: 5th Engineer
Organisation: Royal Mail Steam Packet Co
Fullerton, James
Age:
Date of Death: 4/1/1852
Cause of Death: Vessel Loss
Rank / Occupation: Surgeon
Organisation: Royal Mail Steam Packet Co
Goodridge, George Frederick
Age:
Date of Death: 4/1/1852
Cause of Death: Vessel Loss
Rank / Occupation: 4th Officer
Organisation: Royal Mail Steam Packet Co
Lewis, John
Age:
Date of Death: 4/1/1852
Cause of Death: Vessel Loss
Rank / Occupation: 3rd Officer
Organisation: Royal Mail Steam Packet Co
Murchie, James
Age:
Date of Death: 4/1/1852
Cause of Death: Vessel Loss
Rank / Occupation: Carpenter
Organisation: Royal Mail Steam Packet Co
Roberts, Henry
Age:
Date of Death: 4/1/1852
Cause of Death: Vessel Loss
Rank / Occupation: Chief Officer
Organisation: Royal Mail Steam Packet Co
Scott, Elizabeth
Age:
Date of Death: 4/1/1852
Cause of Death: Vessel Loss
Rank / Occupation: Stewardess
Organisation: Royal Mail Steam Packet Co
Shapcott, Thomas W.
Age:
Date of Death: 4/1/1852
Cause of Death: Vessel Loss
Rank / Occupation: Purser's assistant
Organisation: Royal Mail Steam Packet Co
Stainforth, Francis Edmund
Age:
Date of Death: 4/1/1852
Cause of Death: Vessel Loss
Rank / Occupation: Midshipman RN
Organisation: Royal Mail Steam Packet Co
Strutt, Matthew H.
Age:
Date of Death: 4/1/1852
Cause of Death: Vessel Loss
Rank / Occupation: Purser
Organisation: Royal Mail Steam Packet Co
Stuart, William Kahled
Age:
Date of Death: 4/1/1852
Cause of Death: Vessel Loss
Rank / Occupation: Midshipman
Organisation: Royal Mail Steam Packet Co
Symons, William
Age:
Date of Death: 4/1/1852
Cause of Death: Vessel Loss
Rank / Occupation: Master
Organisation: Royal Mail Steam Packet Co
Treweeke, Charles Henry
Age:
Date of Death: 4/1/1852
Cause of Death: Vessel Loss
Rank / Occupation: 2nd Officer
Organisation: Royal Mail Steam Packet Co

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