Memorial: M6568

Memorial to passengers and crew of ‘Annie Jane’ wrecked Vatersay, 1853.

Location

Bagh Siar, Vatersay, Outer Hebrides, Scotland

Transcript

'THE SHIP ANNIE JANE / WITH EMIGRANTS / FROM LIVERPOOL TO QUEBEC / WAS TOTALLY WRECKED / IN THIS BAY / AND THREE FOURTHS / OF THE CREW AND PASSENGERS / NUMBERING ABOUT 350 / MEN WOMEN AND CHILDRED / WERE DROWNED / AND THEIR BODIES INTERRED HERE' [base] 'AND THE SEA GAVE UP THE DEAD / WHICH WERE IN IT REV. XX 13'

Details

Type: Obelisk
Materials: Granite
Vessel: Annie Jane

Extra

Notes: 'Annie Jane' an emigrant ship bound for Quebec from Liverpool, driven onshore at Vatersay with the loss of about 348 casualties on 28 September 1853..

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