National Recording Project


Detail from: Memorial to 158 Squadron by Peter W. Naylor, 2009

Life Boat Disaster Memorial


Type Shaft

     Monument set on three tier base with bevelled edges. Monument is of tabernacle shape, with corner pillars. Within the panels created by the pillars are four inscribed bronze plaques. The tabernacle supports an obelisk.


North face: THE 'ELIZA FERNLEY', / PRESENTED BY JOHN FERNLEY, / Esq. OF BIRKDALE / 1874, SAVED THE CREWS OF NINE VESSELS / NUMBERING 53 LIVES / This lifeboat was capsized / in a gale, Dec. 9-10 1886 / When Fourteen of her Heroic / Crew were Drowned. She was Replaced by the 'Mary Anna', 1886. J A ROBINSON, Hon. Treas. G A PILKINGTON, Hon. Sec. CHARLES HODGE, COXSWAIN.

Contributor details

Contributor Role
known, Not Not Known

Element details

Part of work Material Dimensions
Plaques Bronze None

PMSA recording information

Reference Region
General condition Don't know
Surface condition
Structural condition
Road None
Precise location Promenade
A-Z ref None
OS ref None

Sorry, we have no precise geographical information for this item.

Date of design None
Year of unveiling 1888
Unveiling details 28th June 1888
Commissioned by None
Duty of care None
Listing status Don't know
At risk? Not at risk

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