Jervis Bay Memorials
Saint John,New Brunswick, Canada
Newspaper Articles, 1941
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Royal Canadian Legion Branch #53 "Jervis Bay" is named after the
famous ship. In 1994 they opened the "Jervis
Bay - Ross Memorial Park" on the east side of Saint John.
Home to many monuments, one of the most prominent is that dedicated to the memory of the HMS Jervis Bay, moved from its original location.
|In Honoured Memory of
Captain E.S. Fogarty Fegen V.C. Officers and Men of H.M.S. Jervis Bay
Who Gave Their Lives In Gallant Action Against Overwhelming Odds With
A German Raider In The North Atlantic November 5 1940 In Order That
36 Ships Under Their Care Might Be Saved
Owen Sound has a small riverside parkette named for Jervis Bay honouring
several local residents amongst her crew on that last fatal day, including
"Jimmie" Johnston, Owen
Sound's first in-service war casuality.
Contributed by Cliff McMullen.
The park was updated and rededicated in 2017. Read the story here.
Saint George's Chapel,
Royal Naval Barracks, Chatham, UK
Memorial to Captain Fogarty Fegen and the ship's company who "cheerfully gave their lives in succesful defense of their convoy fighting their ship to the last against hopeless odds Nov.5.1940"
Granddaughter of Chief Steward Ernest Henry Simmons visits the memorial.
Wick, Caithness, Scotland
Photos by IanA
Mission to Seafarers, Docklands, Australia
A stained glass window commemorates the Captain and crew
of the armed merchant cruiser H.M.S. Jervis Bay.
Photograph by Graeme Saunders