Gravestone at Kirk Braddan, Isle of Man commemorating Captain Joseph Skillicorn d. 1877, Isle of Man Steam Packet Company
Old Church, Kirk Braddan, Isle of Man
'In affectionate remembrance / of / CAPTAIN JOSEPH SKILLICORN / who died April 14th 1877 / aged 66 years / For many years in the service of the / Isle of Man Steam Packet Company / Here at anchor I do lay / with many of our fleet / In hope again forth to set sail / Our Admiral Christ to meet / Also of ISABELLA wife of the above / who died October 20th 1883 / aged 73 years / All the pain and griefs are over / every restless tossing passed / Perfect joy and peace for ever / safely home in heaven at last / Also in memory of EMILY CAIN / youngest daughter of / CAPT JOSEPH SKILLICORN and of Jane his wife / who died in London Oct 16th 1884 / aged 32 years'
Date of Death: 14/4/1877
Cause of Death: Unknown/None
Rank / Occupation: Master
Organisation: Isle of Man Steam Packet Co