Memorial: M4961

Memorial in Central Square, Cobh, County Cork, Republic of Ireland commemorating those who died in the loss of SS ‘Lusitania’ 1915

Location

Central Square, Cobh, County Cork, Republic of Ireland

Transcript

[Above] 'TO THE MEMORY OF ALL WHO PERISHED BY / THE SINKING OF THE LUSITANIA MAY.7.1915 / AND IN THE CAUSE OF UNIVERSAL AND / LASTING PEACE', [Below] 'LABORE EST ORARE / TO ALL WHO HELPED IN THE RESCUE. GAVE AID AND COMFORT / TO THE SURVIVORS AND BURIED THE DEAD'

Details

Description: The winged figure of peace above trampling a sword underfoot. Two figures of mourning fishermen below.
Type: Memorial
Materials: Stone, bronze
Vessel: SS Lusitania

Extra

Bibliography: Patrick O'Sullivan 'Lusitania, unravelling the mysteries' (Cork, 1998) p. 87 (photo).

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