HMS/M Vandal

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Reference WMO264182

Address:

A841 by ferry terminal

Lochranza

KA27 8HL

Scotland

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Status: On original site
Type: Freestanding
Location: External
Setting: Roadside
Description: Other monument
Materials:
  • Stone Granite
Lettering: Painted
Conflicts:
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
About the memorial: A solid granite cube, polished grey and with one side panel and a triangular top section polished black. The black surfaces have the inscriptions in gold lettering. HMS Vandal badge on top surface. The memorial is set in the centre of a cobbled, circular area. There is a bench against the back face which looks out to sea.
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HMS/M Vandal sank 1 1/2 miles north west from here on 24th February 1943. She and her crew lie there still. War Grave. "We will remember them". Erected by the Submarine Old Comrades Association - 1997.

LT. J.S. Bridger RN Commanding Officer, AB J.W. Allinson, AB K. Allerton, ERA W.C. Andrews, AB W.R. Aries, SIG W.W.P. Berry, AB A. Bettany, AB J.W. Coffee, PO G.V. Cowlam, TEL R.G. Coulhard, L/STO T. Dodson RFR, L/STO T.G. Dowde, L/SEA R.S. Earles, LT M.S. Ebel GM RNVR, L/TEL J. Firth, L/SEA A.F. Fox, STO L.G. Frappell, S/LT J.H. Hickley RNVR, O/SEA J.W. Higgs, CPO/TEL A.C. Hinds DSM, AB J. Hutchison, POTEL L.D. Jacobs, STO T. Jakins, SPO C.E. Jones, O/SEA C.J. Menzies, AB E.F. Miller, ERA S. Moss, TEL G. Oxley, PO J.H. Phillips, LT J.B. Portman, O/SEA F. Revington, AB H. Shepherd, ERA H.W,J. Shepherd, STO W.H. Stanton, O/SEA R.R. Stapleton, AB W. Williams, STO D.J. Wood.

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