Memorial: M3940

Graffito at Horta, Azores commemorating ‘Marques’ which foundered in 1984

Location

Horta, Azores, Rest of the World

Transcript

''MARQUES 1983', 'LOST AT SEA 4 JUNE 1984 "MAY SHE AND ALL WHO WENT WITH HER REST IN PEACE'

Details

Description: Graffito commemorating the visit of the ship converted into a memorial. It shows a bow view of the ship with the name and date on a ribbon below.
Type: Graffito
Position: Harbour wall, by the marina
Materials: Paint
Date Erected: 1983
Vessel: Marques

Extra

Notes: The ship foundered in a gale, during a Tall Ships Race, while between Hamilton and Halifax, Nova Scotia with the loss of 19 of a crew of 28.