Royal And Allied Navies Minesweeping Service (HMS Lochinvar)

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Reference WMO266125

Address:

Port Edgar Marina

South Queensferry

EH30 9RW

Scotland

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Status: On original site
Type: Freestanding
Location: External
Setting: Roadside
Description: Stone of remembrance
Materials:
  • Stone Granite
Lettering: Incised
Conflicts:
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
  • 20th Century Wars
About the memorial: Rough hewn stone of remembrance with polished front face. Inscription in white lettering on the front face. Badge of HMS Lochinvar depicted at the top left of the stone of remembrance and badge of the Algerines association depicted at the top right of the stone.
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"LET THERE BE A WAY THROUGH THE WATER" / REMEMBERING WITH PRIDE AND GRATITUDE / THE MEN AND THE SHIPS / OF THE MINESWEEPING SERVICE / OF THE ROYAL AND ALLIED NAVIES, / WHO LEARNED THEIR TRADE / AT H.M.S. LOCHINVAR / (ON THIS SITE) / AT PORT EDGAR AND AT GRANTON / 1939 - 1945 / AND WHO CONTRIBUTED / SO MUCH TO VICTORY / ALSO ALL WHO SERVED FROM HERE / 1945 - 1975 / IN THE MINESWEEPING / AND FISHERY PROTECTION SERVICES / OF THE ROYAL NAVY. / ERECTED BY / THE ALGERINES ASSOCIATION / 14TH APRIL 1988 / PRESIDENT: / COMMANDER H. L. JENKINS O.B.E., D.S.C., R.N. / UNVEILED BY COMMODORE B. J. CLARKE R.N. / (COMM. MINOR WAR VESSELS AND MINE WARFARE)

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