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Image for Potters Bar Rail Disaster - Potters Bar, Hertfordshire, UK.view gallery

SESE30.1 km

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Disaster MemorialsPotters Bar Rail Disaster - Potters Bar, Hertfordshire, UK.

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Potters Bar has had two rail crashes resulting in fatalities. This commemorates the 2002 deaths.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member HitchinLookers

location: Eastern England, United Kingdom

date approved: 3/7/2011

last visited: never

Image for R101 Airship Disaster Memorial - Cardington, Bedfordshire, UKview gallery

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Disaster MemorialsR101 Airship Disaster Memorial - Cardington, Bedfordshire, UK

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This memorial commemorates the lives lost on the fatal flight of the famous R101 Airship.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Dragontree

location: Eastern England, United Kingdom

date approved: 1/13/2008

last visited: 2/4/2012

Image for Storm of 14 October 1877 -- Cleopatra's Needle, Victoria Embankment, City of Westminster, London, UKview gallery

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Disaster MemorialsStorm of 14 October 1877 -- Cleopatra's Needle, Victoria Embankment, City of Westminster, London, UK

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One of the 4 plaques around Cleopatra's Needle details the loss of 6 men in the sinking of the obelisk ship CLEOPATRA in the storm of 14 Oct 1877 that struck the Bay of Biscay

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 8/21/2016

last visited: 3/3/2019

Image for Bali Bombs Memorial - Horse Guards Road, London, UKview gallery

SESE46.5 km

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Disaster MemorialsBali Bombs Memorial - Horse Guards Road, London, UK

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On 12th October 2002 an act of terrorism took place in Bali that took the lives of 202 innocent people. Four years later, on 12th October 2006 a memorial was unveiled to those that died.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 6/3/2013

last visited: 2/9/2019

Image for Munich Olympic Terrorism - Richmond Road, London, UKview gallery

SESE47.2 km

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Disaster MemorialsMunich Olympic Terrorism - Richmond Road, London, UK

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This blue plaque was erected to commemorate the 40th anniversary of the murder of 11 Israeli athletes at the 20th Olympiad in Munich in September 1972. The plaque is attached to a building on the north west side of Richmond Road in Hackney, London.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 9/8/2015

last visited: never

Image for Monument to the Great Fire of London - City of London, Great Britain.view gallery

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Disaster MemorialsMonument to the Great Fire of London - City of London, Great Britain.

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Monument to the Great Fire of London in 1666. Designed by the famous architect Christopher Wren. The Monument built in 1677 is one of the key historic & architectural landmarks in the City of London, Great Britain.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member veritas vita

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 6/25/2016

last visited: 2/2/2018

Image for Marchioness  Memorial - Southwark Cathedral - London, UK.view gallery

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Disaster MemorialsMarchioness Memorial - Southwark Cathedral - London, UK.

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The Marchioness River Thames pleasure boat Sank, & 51 people lost their lives on a hot summer night over 25 years ago. The Marchioness Disaster Memorial is located in Southwark Cathedral, London, Great Britain.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member veritas vita

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 6/30/2016

last visited: 7/2/2016

Image for "Daily Mirror's Own Sea Scouts" Disaster -- All Hallows By the Tower, Tower Hamlets, London, UKview gallery

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Disaster Memorials"Daily Mirror's Own Sea Scouts" Disaster -- All Hallows By the Tower, Tower Hamlets, London, UK

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A handsome bronze relief plaque in All Hallows By the Tower Church recalls a disaster that took the lives of several Sea Scouts in 1913

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 9/11/2016

last visited: 9/14/2016

Image for Franklin's Lost Expedition - Chapel of St Peter & St Paul, ORNC, Greenwich, London, UKview gallery

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Disaster MemorialsFranklin's Lost Expedition - Chapel of St Peter & St Paul, ORNC, Greenwich, London, UK

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In the entrance lobby to the St Peter and St Paul Chapel, in the Old Royal Naval College (ORNC) in Greenwich, is this memorial to John Franklin and the crews of the ships "Erebus" and "Terror" who perished in the Arctic when becoming icebound.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 1/28/2015

last visited: never

Image for HMS Orpheus Disaster - Chapel of St Peter & St Paul, ORNC, Greenwich, London, UKview gallery

SESE54.2 km

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Disaster MemorialsHMS Orpheus Disaster - Chapel of St Peter & St Paul, ORNC, Greenwich, London, UK

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Through human error, though it is difficult who to attribute the blame to, HMS Orpheus ran aground in New Zealand on 7th February 1863 with 189 crew out of the ship's complement of 259 perishing on the Manukau Bar.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 1/28/2015

last visited: never

Image for HMS Doterel Disaster - Chapel of St Peter & St Paul, ORNC, Greenwich, London, UKview gallery

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Disaster MemorialsHMS Doterel Disaster - Chapel of St Peter & St Paul, ORNC, Greenwich, London, UK

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HMS Doterel had an explosion onboard whilst at anchor at Sandy Point in the Magellan Straits. The explosion, in the fore magazine, resulted in the loss of 143 lives. The memorial is in the entrance vestibule of the chapel at the ORNC in Greenwich.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 1/28/2015

last visited: never

Image for Titanic Memorial Garden - National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London, UKview gallery

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Disaster MemorialsTitanic Memorial Garden - National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London, UK

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A memorial plaque and garden to commemorate the 83rd anniversary of the sinking of the Titanic.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 10/31/2011

last visited: 12/1/2013

Image for Princess Alice Memorial - Stone Walk, Creekmouth, London, UKview gallery

SESE57.6 km

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Disaster MemorialsPrincess Alice Memorial - Stone Walk, Creekmouth, London, UK

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This memorial is on a low bank on the west side of the Barking Barrier where the River Roding joins the River Thames. Standing at the memorial there is a view across the River Thames to where the disaster took place in 1878.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 9/9/2013

last visited: never

Image for Princess Alice Memorial - Woolwich Cemetery, Camdale Road, Plumstead, London, UKview gallery

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Disaster MemorialsPrincess Alice Memorial - Woolwich Cemetery, Camdale Road, Plumstead, London, UK

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The pleasure steamer "Princess Alice" collided with a collier, the "Bywell Castle" that resulted in hundreds losing their lives to drowning or the ingestion of polluted river water.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 12/2/2011

last visited: never

Image for Gillingham Bus Disaster - Dock Road, Chatham, Kent, UK.view gallery

SESE90.1 km

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Disaster MemorialsGillingham Bus Disaster - Dock Road, Chatham, Kent, UK.

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A memorial plaque to the 24 Royal Marine Volunteer Cadet Corp boys killed in 1951 in Dock Road, Chatham, Kent, UK.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member MeerRescue

location: South East England, United Kingdom

date approved: 5/8/2012

last visited: 4/1/2013

Image for Kent Air Ambulance Memorial - Blue Bell Hill Burham Kentview gallery

SESE92.2 km

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Disaster MemorialsKent Air Ambulance Memorial - Blue Bell Hill Burham Kent

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A memorial to the three people who lost their lives in the course of duty. They were: Pilot, Graham Budden. The two paramedics were Tony Richardson and Mark Darby.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dave-harris

location: South East England, United Kingdom

date approved: 4/2/2011

last visited: 5/5/2012

Image for Boeing B-17G Flying Fortress crash memorial - Church Gardens Memorial Garden - Nailstone, Leicestershireview gallery

NWNW109.3 km

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Disaster MemorialsBoeing B-17G Flying Fortress crash memorial - Church Gardens Memorial Garden - Nailstone, Leicestershire

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Boeing B-17G Flying Fortress 43-37776 of the 849th Bombardment Squadron, 490th Bombardment Group, crashed near the village of Nailstone in Leicestershire on the 27th September 1944 while flying from Eye in Suffolk.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member SMacB

location: East Midlands, United Kingdom

date approved: 7/11/2016

last visited: never

Image for Baddesley Pit Memorial - Baddesley Ensor, Warwickshireview gallery

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Disaster MemorialsBaddesley Pit Memorial - Baddesley Ensor, Warwickshire

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A colliery wheel memorial on Baddesley Ensor Common.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member SMacB

location: West Midlands, United Kingdom

date approved: 4/23/2017

last visited: 8/17/2017

Image for Whitwick Mining Disaster 1898 - Christ Church - Coalville, Leicestershireview gallery

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Disaster MemorialsWhitwick Mining Disaster 1898 - Christ Church - Coalville, Leicestershire

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Brass memorial plaque to the thirty five men who died in the mining disaster of 19 April 1898 in Whitwick Number Five Pit.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member SMacB

location: East Midlands, United Kingdom

date approved: 6/11/2017

last visited: never

Image for Salisbury Train Wreck of 1906 - Salisbury, England, UKview gallery

SWSW117.3 km

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Disaster MemorialsSalisbury Train Wreck of 1906 - Salisbury, England, UK

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Excessive speed and a sharp curve cost 28 people their lives July 1, 1906.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member cldisme

location: United Kingdom

date approved: 7/14/2008

last visited: 1/28/2013

Image for HMS Trident Memorial - Clarence Esplanade, Southsea, Portsmouth, Hampshire, UKview gallery

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Disaster MemorialsHMS Trident Memorial - Clarence Esplanade, Southsea, Portsmouth, Hampshire, UK

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The HMS Trident Memorial is dedicated to those who died after a rare epidemic of Yellow Fever.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Dragontree

location: Southern England, United Kingdom

date approved: 11/27/2012

last visited: 3/30/2013

Image for Yellow Fever Epidemic - HMS Aboukir - Clarence Esplanade, Southsea, Portsmouth, Hampshire, UKview gallery

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Disaster MemorialsYellow Fever Epidemic - HMS Aboukir - Clarence Esplanade, Southsea, Portsmouth, Hampshire, UK

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Here is a memorial to those who died of Yellow Fever on HMS Aboukir.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Dragontree

location: Southern England, United Kingdom

date approved: 11/27/2012

last visited: 6/10/2014

Image for British Midland Flight 92 'Motorway Plane Crash'- Kegworth Cemetery - Kegworth, Leicestershireview gallery

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Disaster MemorialsBritish Midland Flight 92 'Motorway Plane Crash'- Kegworth Cemetery - Kegworth, Leicestershire

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The Kegworth air disaster occurred when a Boeing 737-400 crashed on to the embankment of the M1 motorway near Kegworth, Leicestershire, England, while attempting to make an emergency landing at East Midlands Airport on 8 January 1989.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member SMacB

location: East Midlands, United Kingdom

date approved: 3/7/2016

last visited: never

Image for The Great Flood and Tempest 1953 - North Norfolk, UKview gallery

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Disaster MemorialsThe Great Flood and Tempest 1953 - North Norfolk, UK

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A Brass Plaque commemorating those who died along this coast in the Flooding of 1953 in North Norfolk. Sited in the Cliff Top Gardens opposite the War Memorial.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Norfolk12

location: United Kingdom

date approved: 5/15/2008

last visited: 3/13/2016

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