Memorial: M6410

Gravestone in St Cattwg’s Church, Port Eynon, Wales dedicated to those lost in the SS ‘Agnes Jack’, which foundered in 1883.

Location

St Cattwg's Church, Port Eynon, Vale of Glamorgan, Wales

Transcript

'And the sea gave up the dead. Sacred To the memory of the eighteen mariners who perished in the wreck of the S.S. "Agnes Jack" of the Bacon Line on Port Eynon Point, Jan 27th 1883 within sight of a large number of people on the shore who were powerless to render any aid. Jno. Jones, Master, W.G. Watkins, Chief Officer, Wm. Waben, 2nd [officer] W. Morrison, Chief Engineer, J. Dowse, 2nd [engineer] D. Williams, W. Johnson, G. Cook, J. Yeo, Jas. Jones, R. Roberts, J. Williams, W. Smith, J. Owen, G. George, A. Hill, J. Finn, Phillip Beynon, Pilot. Oh! had there been a lifeboat there, To breast the stormy main, These men might not have perished thus, Imploring help in vain. C.B.'

Details

Description: Plain slate headstone.


Type: Gravestone
Position: Churchyard
Materials: Slate
Vessel: Agnes Jack

People

Beynon, Phillip
Age:
Date of Death: 27/1/1883
Cause of Death: Vessel Loss
Rank / Occupation: Pilot
Organisation:
Cook, G.
Age:
Date of Death: 27/1/1883
Cause of Death: Vessel Loss
Rank / Occupation: Seaman
Organisation:
Dowse, J.
Age:
Date of Death: 27/1/1883
Cause of Death: Vessel Loss
Rank / Occupation: 2nd Engineer
Organisation:
Finn, J.
Age:
Date of Death: 27/1/1883
Cause of Death: Vessel Loss
Rank / Occupation: Seaman
Organisation:
George, G.
Age:
Date of Death: 27/1/1883
Cause of Death: Vessel Loss
Rank / Occupation: Seaman
Organisation:
Hill, A.
Age:
Date of Death: 27/1/1883
Cause of Death: Vessel Loss
Rank / Occupation: Seaman
Organisation:
Johnson, W.
Age:
Date of Death: 27/1/1883
Cause of Death: Vessel Loss
Rank / Occupation: Seaman
Organisation:
Jones, James
Age:
Date of Death: 27/1/1883
Cause of Death: Vessel Loss
Rank / Occupation: Seaman
Organisation:
Jones, J.
Age:
Date of Death: 27/1/1883
Cause of Death: Vessel Loss
Rank / Occupation: Master
Organisation:
Morrison, W.
Age:
Date of Death: 27/1/1883
Cause of Death: Vessel Loss
Rank / Occupation: Chief engineer
Organisation:
Owen, J.
Age:
Date of Death: 27/1/1883
Cause of Death: Vessel Loss
Rank / Occupation: Seaman
Organisation:
Roberts, R.
Age:
Date of Death: 27/1/1883
Cause of Death: Vessel Loss
Rank / Occupation: Seaman
Organisation:
Smith, W.
Age:
Date of Death: 27/1/1883
Cause of Death: Vessel Loss
Rank / Occupation: Seaman
Organisation:
Waben, William
Age:
Date of Death: 27/1/1883
Cause of Death: Vessel Loss
Rank / Occupation: 2nd Officer
Organisation:
Watkins, W.G.
Age:
Date of Death: 27/1/1883
Cause of Death: Vessel Loss
Rank / Occupation: Chief Officer
Organisation:
Williams, D.
Age:
Date of Death: 27/1/1883
Cause of Death: Vessel Loss
Rank / Occupation: Seaman
Organisation:
Williams, J.
Age:
Date of Death: 27/1/1883
Cause of Death: Vessel Loss
Rank / Occupation: Seaman
Organisation:
Yeo, J.
Age:
Date of Death: 27/1/1883
Cause of Death: Vessel Loss
Rank / Occupation: Seaman
Organisation:

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