imageName

Merchant Navy Memorials at the NMA

Merchant Navy Memorials

During World War Two, between 1939 & 1945, more than 50,000 merchant mariners were lost in 2,535 British & Commonwealth ships or fishing vessels that never made port due to enemy action. Right in the middle of Great Britain more or less equidistant from our coasts, a grove of trees, one for each ship lost, has been planted in their memory.                                                                                 As will be seen from a couple of these photographs, death was no respecter of age or rank.

            

   

 

Search our Knowledge base

for answers

Get in touch Launch live chat

8am to 8pm, all week

Call our helpline 0808 802 8080

8am to 8pm, all week

Find us locally Pop in for a chat

10am to 4pm, weekdays