Swampscott in Essex County, Massachusetts — The American Northeast (New England)
Swampscott Mariners Memorial
Of Swampscott Who Lost Their
Lives At Sea
This Anchor Believed To Be From
The Bark "Tedesco" Wrecked January 18, 1857
And Found Off Swampscott August, 1968 By
Mark Cheevers William Clarke Mark O'Grady Kevin Cheevers David Mair John Davidson
Was Placed Here By The
Board of Selectmen
Arthur J. Palleschi Francis J. Cassidy Edward K. Hempel
Erected 1971 by the Swampscott Board of Selectmen and Historical Committee.
Topics and series. This historical marker and memorial is listed in this topic list: Waterways & Vessels. In addition, it is included in the Lost at Sea series list. A significant historical date for this entry is January 18, 1945.
Location. 42° 28.054′ N, 70° 54.657′ W. Marker is in Swampscott, Massachusetts, in Essex County. Marker is at the intersection of Humphrey Street (Massachusetts Route 129) and Greenwood Avenue, on the left when traveling north on Humphrey Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Swampscott MA 01907, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least In Memory of G. Norman Albree (a few steps from this marker); Lt. Gen. John R. Chaisson (a few steps from this marker); Captured English Cannon (within shouting distance of this marker); Judge Andrew R. Linscott (approx. 0.3 miles away); Swampscott World War Honor Roll (approx. 0.4 miles away); Swampscott Desert Shield - Desert Storm Monument (approx. 0.4 miles away); Swampscott Vietnam Veterans Honor Roll (approx. 0.4 miles away); Swampscott Revolutionary War Honor Roll (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Swampscott.
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on October 7, 2010, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut. This page has been viewed 770 times since then and 20 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on October 7, 2010, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.