Memorial: M4561

Cross in¬†Candie Cemetery, Upland Road, Guernsey commemorating Captain James Martel d. 1881 in the loss of the SS ‘Ardanmoor’

Location

Candie Cemetery, Upland Road, Guernsey, Channel Islands

Transcript

'SACRED / TO THE MEMORY OF / CAPTN JAMES MARTEL, / OF SS ARDANMOOR OF GLASGOW / WHICH FOUNDERED WITH ALL HANDS / IN ST GEORGE'S CHANNEL / 26 NOVEMBER 1881 / IN HIS 30TH YEAR', 'IN MEMORY OF / JAMES LENFESTEY MARTEL / SON OF CAPTN. JAMES MARTEL / AND ELIZABETH LIHON LENFESTEY / DROWNED AT WOOSUNG CHINA / 25TH OCTOBER 1897 IN HIS 16TH YEAR / INTERRED 3RD NOVEMBER AT SHANGHAI CEMETERY'

Details

Description: Celtic cross on stepped base, lead letters.
Type: Celtic Cross
Materials: marble
Vessel: Ardanmoor

People

Martel, James
Age: 30
Date of Death: 26/11/1881
Cause of Death: Vessel Loss
Rank / Occupation: master
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