Memorial: M5011

Memorial at Southsea, Portsmouth commemorating the officers and men of HMS ‘Trident’ who died of yellow fever at Sierra Leone in 1859

Location

Sea front, Southsea, Portsmouth, England

Transcript

'To the Memory of / Forty nine Officers and Men / of HMS Trident / Who Died of Yellow Fever in the / Short space of Six Weeks / During the Unusual Epidemic / at Sierra Leone / 1859 / Erected by F.A. Close / and the Surviving Officers / RE ERECTED BY ADMIRAL CLOSE 1877'

Details

Type: Free standing monument
Materials: Granite
Vessel: HMS Tribune

Extra

Notes: Photo by N Gordon.

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