MAID OF KENT BELL

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Reference WMO217497

Address:

Dover Transport Museum

Willingdon Road

Dover

CT16 2LH

England

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Type: Non freestanding
Location: Internal
Setting: Inside a building - public/private
Description: Bells
Materials:
  • Metal Brass
Lettering: Incised
Conflicts:
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
About the memorial: SHIPS BELL FROM MAID OF KENT. SUNK AT DIEPPE IN 1940 IT WAS LATER PLACED ON A LATER MAID OF KENT WHICH WAS WITHDRAWN FROM SERVICE IN 1982. IT THEN HUNG IN SOUTHERN HOUSE, LORD WARDEN SQUARE DOVER (THE DOVER HQ OF SEALINK UK). - FORMERLY THE LORD WARDEN HOTEL. NOW SITED IN THE DOVER TRANSPORT MUSEUM
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SHIPS BELL FROM MAID OF KENT A RAILWAY PASSENGER SHIP LAUNCHED IN 1925. BOMBED AND SUNK AT DIEPPE IN 1940 IT WAS RETURNED TO THIS SHIP WHICH BEARS HER NAME BY HERR EGEDIUS WAGNER OF NIEDERSSMAR RHINELAND GERMANY ON 6TH NOVEMBER 1967. BELL HAD BEEN PLACED ON LATER MAID OF KENT WHICH WAS WITHDRAWN FROM SERVICE 1982. IT WAS PLACED HERE IN 1982 IN THE PRESENCE OF THE SURVIVORD OF THE 1940 INCIDENT AT DIEPPE. IN MEMORY OF THEIR COLLEAGUES

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