Memorial: M1763

Tomb at Castel, Guernsey commemorating the crew of ‘L’Europe’ wrecked in 1849

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Location

Parish Church, Castel, Guernsey, Channel Islands

Transcript

[North panel] 'Ici sont repose les corps les marins' [South panel] 'Mehuet, Jean Marie, Master / Mehuet, Clothaire, Mate / Le Couet, Guillaume, seaman / Le Grand, Louis, seaman / Kermorgan, seaman / Chemise, seaman / Rosier, seaman / Megat, seaman / Vasal, Jules, seaman / Lavirin, seaman' [Not in full] [West panel] 'LES MARINS VOIENT DE DIEU / LES OEUVRES MERVEILLEUSES. / QUAND ILS SONT AU MILIEAU / DES VAGUES PERILLEUSES. / S'ILS LUI FONT EN TOUS TEMPS / PAR JESUS LEUR PRIERE. / CE GRAND MAITRE DES VENTS / SE MONTRERA LEUR PERE.', 'ALORS REMPLIE DE PAIX / AU MOMENT DU NAUFRAGE / LEUR AME POUR JAMAIS / A L'ABRI DE L'ORAGE. / IRA DU CREATEUR / ADORER LA PUISSANCE / ET DE SON REDEMPTEUR / CELEBRER LA CLEMENCE'

Details

Description: A tomb chest on a stepped base. In relief, a depiction of the wreck, and a cross on the east panel.
Type: Memorial
Position: Churchyard
Materials: Portland stone
Vessel: L'Europe

People

Chemise, Chemise
Age:
Date of Death: 16/11/1849
Cause of Death: Vessel Loss
Rank / Occupation: Seaman
Organisation:
Kermorgan, Kermorgan
Age:
Date of Death: 16/11/1849
Cause of Death: Vessel Loss
Rank / Occupation: Seaman
Organisation:
Lavirin, Lavirin
Age:
Date of Death: 16/11/1849
Cause of Death: Vessel Loss
Rank / Occupation: Seaman
Organisation:
Le Couet, Guillaume
Age:
Date of Death: 16/11/1849
Cause of Death: Vessel Loss
Rank / Occupation: Seaman
Organisation:
Le Grand, Louis
Age:
Date of Death: 16/11/1849
Cause of Death: Vessel Loss
Rank / Occupation: Seaman
Organisation:
Megat, Megat
Age:
Date of Death: 16/11/1849
Cause of Death: Vessel Loss
Rank / Occupation: Seaman
Organisation:
Mehuet, Jean Marie
Age:
Date of Death: 16/11/1849
Cause of Death: Vessel Loss
Rank / Occupation: Master
Organisation:
Mehuet, Clothaire
Age:
Date of Death: 16/11/1849
Cause of Death: Vessel Loss
Rank / Occupation: Mate
Organisation:
Rosier, Rosier
Age:
Date of Death: 16/11/1849
Cause of Death: Vessel Loss
Rank / Occupation: Seaman
Organisation:
Vasal, Jules
Age:
Date of Death: 16/11/1849
Cause of Death: Vessel Loss
Rank / Occupation: Seaman
Organisation:

Extra

Notes: Erected by public subscription.
Bibliography: David Kreckeler 'Nineteenth Century Monumental Memorials in Guernsey and their history of nautical interest' (typescript).

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