Memorial: M4625

Gravestone at St Hilary’s Church, Wallasey commemorating Henry Rowles d. 1879 and Harford Giles Hargreaves d. 1881 in the loss of SS ‘Rathmore’

Location

St Hilary's Church, Wallasey, Merseyside, England

Transcript

'Captain Henry Rowles, killed on S.S. 'Rathmore' in a gale off Cape Henry, 1879. Harford Giles Hargreaves (stepson), aged 21, 3rd Officer, S.S. 'Rathmore', which foundered at sea, 1881'

Details

Type: Gravestone
Position: Churchyard
Vessel: SS Rathmore

People

Hargreaves, Harford Giles
Age:
Date of Death: 1881
Cause of Death: Vessel Loss
Rank / Occupation: 3rd Officer
Organisation: William Johnson & Co
Rowles, Henry
Age:
Date of Death: 1879
Cause of Death: Maritime Accident
Rank / Occupation: Master
Organisation: William Johnson & Co

Extra

Notes: SS 'Rathmore' foundered 1880 on a voyage from Cardiff to Bombay with coal with a loss of 32 lives. Owners: William Johnson & Co.
Recorder: Captain J. P. Brand