Lost Mariner's Memorial

Lost Mariner's Memorial, Galway

Lost Mariner's Memorial
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AngusR56
Melbourne, Australia787 contributions
May 2018 • Couples
This a 1500 port. It's been a viable fishing village. Pleased to see locals recognise their heritage. Location next to the Spanish arches. Suitable. Christopher Columbus came here as his last port before discovering the Americas. He doesn't have a monument. Capt Woolley ran the local nautical school hence his inscription on the reverse. More mariners yes it is a must see. Easily found in the centre of town.
Written 26 May 2018
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Shelbypoppit
Tamworth, UK3,150 contributions
Mar 2017
Nice that there is a monument dedicated to those that lost their lives but it is nothing special and doesn't really stand out. So much more could have been made of this.
Written 14 March 2017
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canuckshutterbug
Toulon, France1,687 contributions
Sep 2015 • Couples
Right on the edge of the high street and at the bridge across the Corrib, there's a small square with two monuments. It's a pretty location, but it's wide open, possibly not the best rainy day activity.

It will only take you a minute to read the inscription and pay tribute, but it's a beautiful site and a haunting memorial.
Written 12 November 2015
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Erik K
Pittsburgh, PA657 contributions
Sep 2015 • Friends
I found this as we were walking towards the Spanish Arch. It is literally 40-50 yards from the Arch on the main road.
The plaque on the reverse reads:
To the memory of Captain W.J. Woolley who taught the science of Navigation and the craft of seamanship to those who go down to the sea in ships.
As a former sailor it was a pretty cool monument for me to see.
Written 6 October 2015
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