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Merchant Seafarers' War Memorial
Merchant Seafarers' War Memorial
Merchant Seafarers' War Memorial
Merchant Seafarers' War Memorial
Merchant Seafarers' War Memorial
Merchant Seafarers' War Memorial
Merchant Seafarers' War Memorial
Merchant Seafarers' War Memorial
Merchant Seafarers' War Memorial
Merchant Seafarers' War Memorial
Merchant Seafarers' War Memorial
Merchant Seafarers' War Memorial

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Riveted plates forming the hull of a ship, its underside forming a face lying on the ground.

Date

1994–1996

Medium

painted galvanised steel, marble & bronze lettering

Accession number

CF10_MWB_S047

Acquisition method

commissioned by Cardiff Bay Arts Trust; purchased by donations

Work type

Sculpture

Owner

Cardiff Council

Custodian

Cardiff Council

Work status

extant

Listing status

not listed

Unveiling date

1997

Access

at all times

Inscription description

in metal lettering within the mosaic ring around the base: IN MEMORY OF THE MERCHANT SEAFARERS FROM THE PORTS OF BARRY PENARTH CARDIFF WHO DIED IN TIMES OF WAR; on a mooring bollard: Merchant Seafarers' War Memorial (1997) / This memorial commemorates / the merchant seamen who sailed / from the ports of Cardiff, Penarth / and Barry during the Second / World War, never to return. / This plaque is installed in the / memory of / William Henke MBE (1918-2000), / President of the / Merchant Navy Association (Wales), whose personal endeavours / secured this memorial. / The memorial was funded through / donations from / Cardiff Bay Development Corporation, / Cardiff County Council, / Grosvenor Waterside / and many Private donors and is / adopted by Peter Haines of / Amethyst Marine Services. / Artist: Brian Fell / Mosaic: Louise Shenstone / and Adrian Butler / The project was commissioned through / CBAT / The Arts & Regeneration Agency.


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Located at

Harbour Drive,

CF10 4PZ