Friday, 26 July 2013

Military Memorials in Gibraltar

Four different styles of Military headstones/memorials, spanning 1800 to 1918, photographed in Gibraltar



TB96 in collision with SS Tringa. Tringa torpedoes and sunk by U33, three week later
Ship sunk by U34 22 mile north of Alboran Island, Morrocco - eight killed


3 comments:

Bill Nicholls said...

Lot of tragic deaths there.

Holisticrocs said...

I'm not sure why, but I find the death of the ship's cook 'Chow Fook' to be a most poignant one....

Jo said...

So much variety! That second one is especially detailed -- never seen one like it.

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