United Kingdom National Inventory of War Memorials
 The Imperial War Museum

ENGINE ROOM HEROES

Our Ref: 1224

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Address

PIER HEAD
LIVERPOOL
MERSEYSIDE
England
 
Type:Pillar/Column
Other Location Details:

PIER HEAD

OS Map Ref:SD 340 170

Inscription

NORTH FACE: IN HONOUR OF / ALL HEROES OF THE / MARINE ENGINE ROOM / THIS MEMORIAL / WAS ERECTED BY / INTERNATIONAL SUBSCRIPTION

SOUTH FACE: THE BRAVE DO NOT DIE / THEIR DEEDS LIVE FOR EVER / AND CALL UPON US / TO EMULATE THEIR COURAGE / AND DEVOTION TO DUTY

Components

ComponentMaterial(s)HeightWidthDepthCondition
COLUMNGRANITE   Good

Physical Description

TALL TAPERED PILLAR

CARVED EGYPTION SCENE AT TOP, STATUES OF ENGINEERS ON WEST FACE AND OF WATER, EARTH, SEA AND FIRE ON EACH CORNER IN CLASSICAL STYLE

Wars Commemorated & People Remembered

WarSecond World War (1939-1945)
Total names on memorial:0
Served & Returned0
Died0
Is this an exact count?Yes, an exact count
How are the names ordered?Not known
What information is listed on the memorial?None
Do we hold a list of names on the memorial?No
WarFirst World War (1914-1918)
Total names on memorial:0
Served & Returned0
Died0
Is this an exact count?Not known
How are the names ordered?Not known
What information is listed on the memorial?None
Do we hold a list of names on the memorial?No

Maintenance

Are the letters difficult to read?No
Who is responsible for the memorial?

Maintenance History:

Ceremonies

Not known

Sponsorships

Sponsorship Type:None
Did this include a trust or scholarship?No
Did this include a roll of honour?NOT APPLICABLE
Cost of Site:Not known
Cost of Memorial:Not known
Comments on Costs:

Craftsmen

NameOccupation
SIR WILLIAM GOSCOMBE JOHNSculptor

References

Co-ordinator's Comments:

THIS MEMORIAL WAS ORIGINALLY DESIGNED TO COMMEMORATE THE 122 ENGINEERS WHO DIED IN THE SINKING OF RMS TITANIC ON 15TH APRIL 1912.

File contains an image of a Titanic plaque, in the Institute of Marine Engineering Science and Technology, London.

Comments: 
Photographs:5
Other Documents:None
Form / Letter:O
Negatives:No
Drawings / Plans:No
Minutes:No
Press Cuttings:2