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Mexico disaster monument, St Annes on Sea

Mexico disaster monument, St Annes on Sea
Mexico disaster monument, St Annes on Sea
Mexico disaster monument, St Annes on Sea
Mexico disaster monument, St Annes on Sea
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Mexico disaster monument, South Promenade, St Annes on Sea
St Annes on Sea
The lifeboat monument is situated on St. Anne's Promenade, near the Bandstand. The monument commemorates the disaster of 9th December 1886 when the lives of all the fourteen crewmen of the St Annes lifeboat the "Laura Janet" were lost in attempting to rescue the crew of the barque "Mexico". The Southport lifeboat was also lost in the same attempt and all but two of the sixteen man crew died.
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2010
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