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Royal Borough of Greenwich in Greater London County, England, United Kingdom
 

Bellot Memorial

 
 
Bellot Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, April 28, 2018
1. Bellot Memorial
Inscription.  
To The Intrepid Young
Bellot
Of the French Navy
Who in the Endeavour to Rescue
Franklin
Shared the Fate and the Glory
Of that Illustrious Navigator
From His British Admirers
1853

 
Erected 1855.
 
Topics. This historical marker memorial is listed in this topic list: Exploration.
 
Location. 51° 29.016′ N, 0° 0.468′ W. Marker is in Royal Borough of Greenwich, England, in Greater London County. Marker is at the intersection of King William Walk and College Way, on the right when traveling north on King William Walk. Located in Cutty Sark Park on the bank of the River Thames. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Royal Borough of Greenwich, England SE10 9JF, United Kingdom. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. New Zealand Memorial (about 90 meters away, measured in a direct line); Turkish Bronze Gun (about 90 meters away); Greenwich Foot Tunnel (about 180 meters away); a different marker also named Greenwich Foot Tunnel (about 180 meters away); Britain's Oldest Brewer
Bellot Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, April 28, 2018
2. Bellot Memorial
(approx. 0.3 kilometers away); Hall’s improved stockless anchor, 1963 (approx. 0.3 kilometers away); Byer’s improved stockless anchor, 1953 (approx. 0.3 kilometers away); a different marker also named Greenwich Foot Tunnel (approx. 0.4 kilometers away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Royal Borough of Greenwich.
 
Related marker. Click here for another marker that is related to this marker. The statue of John Franklin. Bellot died while attempting his rescue in the Arctic.
 
Also see . . .  Joseph René Bellot on Wikipedia. (Submitted on May 25, 2018, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.)
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on May 25, 2018. It was originally submitted on May 25, 2018, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut. This page has been viewed 65 times since then and 15 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on May 25, 2018, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.
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