Memorial: M6611

Plaque at Clovelly, Devon commemorating the loss of 21 fishermen  in 1858 and the founding of the Fishermen and Mariners Royal Benevolent Society

 

Location

Clovelly, Devon, England

Transcript

‘Celebrating 175 Years of Supporting / Fishermen and Mariners - The / Fishermen and Mariners / Royal Benevolent Society / was instituted on 21st February 1859 / following the tragic loss in a storm / of 21 men from the Fishing Fleet / that sailed from Clovelly on / Sunday 28th October 1858 / To commemorate the visit of HRH The Princess Royal / Patron Fishermen and Mariners Royal Benevolent Society / On Tuesday 6th May 2014 / To mark the charity’s 175th Anniversary’

Details

Description: Wal plaque engraved with a lugger and the house flag of the Fishermen and Mariners Royal Benevolent Society.
Type: Tablet
Materials: Slate
Date Erected: 2014

Extra

Recorder: Patricia Barber

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