Memorial: M2746

Memorial at St Clement’s Church, Ipswich, Suffolk commemorating Captain A. Smith and the crew of SS ‘Mountpark’ lost in 1911

Location

St Clement's Church, Ipswich, Suffolk, England

Transcript

'Capt A. Smith and Crew of the ill fated S.S. 'Mountpark' run down off Kentish Knock Feb 16 1911'

Details

Materials: Brass
Vessel: SS Mountpark

People

Smith, A.
Age: Unknown
Date of Death: 16/2/1911
Cause of Death: Vessel Loss
Rank / Occupation: Master
Organisation: Mountpark Steamship Company (J & J Denholm)

Extra

Notes: SS 'Mountpark'collided with the SS 'Tremont' 27 miles off the West Hinder Lightship. She was transporting salt from Cadiz, Spain to Great Yarmouth. 14 crew members drowned. Four survived, though one died later of exposure.

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