Scottish Merchant Navy Memorial

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Reference WMO263715

Address:

The Shore

Leith

Edinburgh

EH6 7BZ

Scotland

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Status: On original site
Type: Freestanding
Location: External
Setting: Roadside
Description: Pillar/column
Materials:
  • Metal Bronze
  • Stone Sandstone
Lettering: Inscribed on a plaque
Conflicts:
  • First World War (1914-1918)
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
  • Other
About the memorial: Bearl sandstone column with bronze reliefs and sculptures by Jill Watson in commemoration of Merchant Navy personnel from Scotland who died in " the two world wars, all other losses in previous and subsequent theatres of conflict and in peacetime duties along the training routes of the world". The memorial stands in front of the former Sailors Home (now a hotel) alongside Leith quayside
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