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National Submarine War Memorial

Frederick Brook Hitch
1922

London /  National Submarine War Memorial   London /  National Submarine War Memorial

Description

Commemorative plaque with a bronze relief depicting, in cross section, the interior of a submarine in which sailors carry out their work in cramped conditions. On either side, sea creatures in human form surround the vessel with nets and seaweed. Below this is shown a submarine on the surface. The plaque is flanked with two statuettes, TRVTH and JVSTICE. To the left and right is a list of lost submarines 1914-1918 and 1939-1945.

London - National Submarine War Memorial London - National Submarine War Memorial London - National Submarine War Memorial
London - National Submarine War Memorial

Inscription(s)

erected to the memory of the officers and men of the british navy
who lost their lives serving in svbmarines 1914 - 1918 & 1939 - 1945.

Signature

a.h. ryan tenison friba
f brook hitch rbs

Sculptor

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Location (N 51°30'38" - W 0°6'38")

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