Memorial: M4407

Wall plaque in St Nicholas’s Methodist Church, Topsham, Devon commemorating D. G. Saunders and the officers and crew of ‘John Holman’, d. 1861 and ‘Archtor’ d. 1912

Location

St Nicholas's Methodist Church, Topsham, Devon, England

Transcript

'SACRED TO THE MEMORY OF CAPTAIN D G SAUNDERS GRANDSON OF A SAUNDERS MASTER OF THE BARQUE 'JOHN HOLMAN' LOST OFF THE HORN 1861. THE ENGINEERS, OFFICERS AND CREW OF THE STEAMER ARCHTOR LOST WITH ALL HANDS IN HEAVY WEATHER IN THE NORTH ATLANTIC JANUARY 1912. PSALM 107 23-29'

Details

Description: Memorial with a pediment and pilasters. Angel with wreath right and over a ship in heavy weather in the left corner.

Type: Wall plaque
Position: In former north porch on West Wall
Materials: Bronze
Vessel: SS Archtor, John Holman

People

Saunders, D. G.
Age: Unknown
Date of Death: 1/1912
Cause of Death: Vessel Loss
Rank / Occupation: Master
Organisation: Unknown
Saunders, A.
Age: Unknown
Date of Death: 30/9/1861
Cause of Death: Vessel Loss
Rank / Occupation: Master
Organisation: Unknown

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