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Portsmouth in Hampshire County, England, United Kingdom
 

Charles Napier

 
 
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By Michael Herrick, July 31, 2018
1. Charles Napier Monument
Inscription.
Charles Napier
Admiral of the Blue K.C.B.
Born 1786
Died 1860

Martinique Cape St.Vincent Acre Ready Aye Ready

To Commemorate The Untiring Efforts Of
A Gallant Officer And True-Hearted Man
In Advancing The Welfare Of The
British Sailor
This Column Is Erected By
Petty Officers, Non-Commissioned Officers
Seamen And Marines Of
Her Majesty's Navy
1868

 
Location. 50° 47.979′ N, 1° 5.678′ W. Marker is in Portsmouth, England, in Hampshire County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of Anglesea Road (England Route A3) and Bishop Crispin Way, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Located in Victoria Park. Marker is in this post office area: Portsmouth, England P01 3QL, United Kingdom.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. HMS Centurion Memorial (here, next to this marker); HMS Royal Sovereign Memorial (a few steps from this marker); HMS Victoria Memorial (a few steps from this marker); HMS Orlando Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); HMS Powerful Memorial (within shouting
Charles Napier Monument image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, July 31, 2018
2. Charles Napier Monument
distance of this marker); Workers Memorial Day (within shouting distance of this marker); St. John the Evangelist (within shouting distance of this marker); Dockyard Railway Gate (about 150 meters away, measured in a direct line). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Portsmouth.
 
Also see . . .
1. Memorial & Monument in Portsmouth – Admiral Charles Napier. (Submitted on September 12, 2018, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.)
2. Charles Napier (Royal Navy officer) on Wikipedia. (Submitted on September 12, 2018, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.)
 
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Charles Napier Monument image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, July 31, 2018
3. Charles Napier Monument
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on September 12, 2018. This page originally submitted on September 12, 2018, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut. This page has been viewed 55 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on September 12, 2018, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.
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