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 Day, 3rd September 2018.
This year the Mechant Navy are remembering the 1914-18 centenary.
Memorial Services and wreath-laying ceremonies will be held mainly on the 2nd September but the MNA are asking for the Red Ensign to be flown all week from the 2nd-8th September 2018.
Venue - London's Merchant Navy War Memorial 2018
This years Merchant Navy Day at the national Merchant Navy Memorial in Trinity Square Gardens on Tower Hill is at 12.30pm on Sunday, 2nd September.
Click on the link for a list of all memorials (and addresses).