Memorial: M3206

Memorial at New Bedford Seamen’s Bethel, New Bedford, Massachusetts, USA commemorating Quincy A. Harlow d. 1848

Location

New Bedford Seamen's Bethel, New Bedford, Massachusetts, USA, Rest of the World

Transcript

'This Tablet was erected by / the Captain, Officers & Crew, / of the Ship Braganza / of New Bedford / In memory of / QUINCY A. HARLOW / of Bridgewater Mass. / aged 19 y'rs, who fell overboard / Dec. 8, 1848 and was lost. / But why mourn his loss, or in sorrow repine, / For he's now at rest, in mansions divine; / Where the storm and the billow, shall assail him no more, / But with spirits made perfect, he'll praise ever more'

Details

Description: Above the inscription, a weeping willow and tomb, it is surrounded by a leaf border.
Type: Tablet
Vessel: Braganza

People

Harlow, Quincy A.
Age: 19
Date of Death: 8/12/1848
Cause of Death: Maritime accident
Rank / Occupation:
Organisation:

Extra

Notes: DOSSIER.
Bibliography: Martha Lawrence 'Scrimshaw: the whaler's legacy' (Atglen, 1993).