Memorial: M6440

Plaque at St Mary’s Church, Southampton commemorating those lost in SS ‘Teuton’ 1881

Location

St Mary's Church, Southampton, England

Transcript

'SACRED TO THE MEMORY OF THE / CAPTAIN, OFFICERS AND CREW / OF THE UNION STEAM SHIP/ TEUTON. / FOUNDERED OFF DANGER POINT, / SOUTH AFRICA. / AUGUST 30TH 1881. / "AND THE SEA GAVE UP THE DEAD THAT WERE IN IT." / REV. XX. 13.'

Details

Description: Rectangular bronze plaque with black enamelled text, fixed to a wooden board.,The Captain, Edward Manning, was found at fault for the loss of the ship. The Board of Trade conducted an official wreck report on the 'Tueton', which can be seen at: www.plimsoll.org/resources/SCCLibraries/WreckReports/14659.asp
Type: Plaque
Position: Seafarers' Chapel
Materials: Bronze
Vessel: Teuton

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