Royal Naval Patrol Service Memorial
- Paper Paper
- Stone Sandstone
- Timber Oak
- Second World War (1939-1945)
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This is a memorial to the memory of the members of Royal Naval Patrol Service who died during World War It does not list any names at all, ranks or decorations just a general memorial to all those who swept the sea. The memorial reads:- A TRIBUTE TO THOSE WHO SWEPT THE SEAS 1939 – 1945. THIS TABLET AND A BRONZE PLAQUE ON THE DOCK TOWER WAS UNVEILED BY V ADMIRAL R V HOLT CB, DSO, MVO ON MAY 20TH 1948 TO RECORD THAT THE HUMBER PROVIDED THE LARGEST MINESWEEPING BASE IN THE WAR. BOROUGH OF NORTH EAST LINCOLNSHIRE AT A MEETING OF THE COUNCIL HELD IN THE TOWN HALL IT WAS DECIDED UNANIMOUSLY THAT IN APPRECIATION OF THE DEDICATION AND BRAVERY OF THE LOCAL MEMBERS OF THE ROYAL NAVY PATROL SERVICE WHO DURING THE WAR YEARS KEPT THE SEAS SAFE FOR ALLIED SHIPPING AND IN MEMORY OF THEIR COLLEAGUES ‘WHO DID NOT RETURN’ FREEDOM OF THIS BOROUGH BE GRANTED