Memorial: M6348

Wall tablet in St Ann’s Church, Naval Dockyard, Portsmouth, commemorating Lieutenant Francis Hope Tabor RN d. 1878

Location

St Ann's Church, Naval Dockyard, Portsmouth, England

Transcript

'EURYDICE / In affectionate remembrance of / FRANCIS HOPE TABOR, / LIEUTENANT ROYAL NAVY; / WHO WAS DROWNED BY THE CAPSIZE OF / H.M.S. "EURYDICE," / OFF DUNNOSE, ISLE OF WIGHT, / MARCH 24TH 1878. / THIS TABLET WAS ERECTED BY THe OFFICERS / OF THE SHIPS IN WHICH HE HAD SERVED.'

Details

Description: The incription on a carved marble scroll, above which is an anchor carved in high relief with the chain wrapped around a cross. It stands on a rock on which is carved part of a laurel wreath. Below the inscription tablet, a shield of arms and a crest with the motto: 'VINCIT VERITAS'.
Type: Wall tablet
Position: Chancel arch
Materials: Marble
Vessel: HMS Eurydice

People

Tabor, Francis Hope
Age:
Date of Death: 24/3/1878
Cause of Death: Vessel Loss
Rank / Occupation: Lieutenant RN
Organisation: Royal Navy

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