Merchant Navy Memorials is a website which is dedicated to two Merchant Navy War Memorials.
Merchant Navy War Memorial, Arromanches, Normandy, France.
This Merchant Navy War Memorial, funded by the Normandy Merchant Navy Memorial Trust was unveiled on the 6th June 2003. In Remembrance of the Merchant Navy sailors who were killed in the D-Day Landings in Normandy during 'Operation Neptune' which started on 6th June 1944 and lasted for a further 3 months.
This section will give information and also will help visitors to find the site if they wish to lay a floral tribute.
Merchant Navy War Memorial, Dover, Kent, England.
This new Merchant Navy War Memorial was unveiled in Dover on the 3rd September 2008 by Mr Winston Churchill, the Grandson of Sir Winston Churchill, the Second World War (1939 to 1945) Prime Minister.
Funded by the Dover & District Merchant Navy Memorial Fund it consists of a statue of a World War Two Merchant Navy sailor, 2 metres 80 cm. in height and mounted on Cornish granite on a site which faces the entrance to the harbour in Marine Parade Gardens, Marine Parade, Dover.
Donations to the Dover & District Merchant Navy Fund are still required for the upkeep, security and preservation of this Memorial in Remembrance of those sailors who lost their lives at sea in the Second World War.
The sea is their grave, no headstone to mark their passing.
Please make your cheques payable to the:-
"Dover & District Merchant Navy Memorial Fund"
and please send your donation to the Fund Treasurer: Mr Tim Brant (M.N. Rtd)
9, Saxon Way, Caistor, Market Rasen, Lincs LN7 6SG.
All donations gratefully received will be acknowledged.
Please feel free to peruse this site, if you have any comments or suggestions please send via email.
Venue - Merchant Navy War Memorial plaque at Arromanches, Normandy, France.
The 70th Anniversary of D-Day at the Merchant Navy War Memorial in Arromanches was held on the 6th June 2014 in Normandy, France.
The Memorial Service and wreath-laying on the steps of the D-Day Museum were held at 6 pm.
Venue - Dover Merchant Navy War Memorial 2015
This years Merchant Navy Day in Dover was held on the 3rd September 2015 at the Dover Town Hall.
Click on the link for a list of all memorials (and addresses).