Month: June 2020

Merchant Navy Memorial. Ipswich Waterfront, Orwell Quay.

Merchant Navy Memorial. Ipswich Waterfront, Orwell Quay.

Merchant Navy Memorial Ipswich Waterfront  Orwell Quay (James Hehir building)   WW1 Merchant Navy / Mercantile Marine.  Both services suffered heavy losses from German u-boat attacks, enemy ships and under water mines. U-boats sank 7,759,090 tons, with the loss of 14,660+ merchant seafarers 2,479 British merchant vessels and 675 British fishing vessels were lost. The sea trade was […]

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