Memorial: M2336

Gravestone at St Nicholas’s Church, Great Yarmouth, Norfolk commemorating George King Abee, d. 1872 in the loss of the ‘Serica’

Location

St Nicholas's Church, Great Yarmouth, Norfolk, England

Transcript

'ABEE, George King, who was lost after great suffering in the Chinese Sea with the ship 'Serica' on the Parcels Rocks November...1872 aged 23'

Details

Position: Churchyard
Vessel: Serica

People

Abbe, George King
Age: 23
Date of Death: 3/11/1872
Cause of Death: Vessel Loss
Rank / Occupation: Unknown
Organisation: James Findlay

Extra

Notes: The tea clipper ‘Serica' was wrecked on the Paracels, South China Sea on her final voyage. Only one of her twenty-three crew survived.
Recorder: William Donnan. Recorded in 1967

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