Chief Officer Thomas Soderstrom, SS Main

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Reference WMO/281179


Carnegie Hall

Evelyn Road



SA10 6LN


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Status: On original site
Type: Freestanding
Location: Internal
Setting: Inside a building - public/private
Description: Vehicle
  • Timber Timber (any)
Lettering: Inscribed on a plaque
  • First World War (1914-1918)
About the memorial: Large wooden model of the S. S. Main displayed within a glass cabinet. There is a small interpretation card.
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This is a model of the S. S. Main which was/ presented to the COEDFFRANC PARISH COUNCIL/ by Mrs. Annie Soderstrom in memory of her/ husband Thomas Soderstrom who was the Chief/ Officer./ This vessel carried coal from the wharf in/ Skewen to Northern France for the Main Colliery/ Company, and was sunk by enemy action in Luce/ Bay, Wigtownshire, Scotland, on October 9th,/ 1917 during World War 1, sole survivior [sic] being/ the Master Capt. R. McCorquodale.

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