Memorial: M6548

Memorial to John Watkins d. 1848 at Angra in the Azores


Angra, Terceira, Azores


'SACRED / to the memory of / JOHN WATKINS / late master of the / British Schooner Nymph / who departed this life on the / 28th January 1848 / aged 21 years. / While endeavouring to board / his vessel off this port in a gale of / wind he was driven on the rocks where he perished. / His loss will be long and / severely felt by his disconsolate / widow and infant child, as well as by / a numerous circle of friends and /acquaintance who deplore his untimely fate in a foreign land.'


Description: Plain headstone.
Type: Gravestone
Position: Angra Museum
Materials: Stone
Vessel: Nymph


Watkins, John
Age: 21
Date of Death: 28/1/1848
Cause of Death: maritime accident
Rank / Occupation: Master
Organisation: unknown


Recorder: Mr Geoffrey Turner

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