Jervis Bay Memorials

Saint John,New Brunswick, Canada

Article 1941

Newspaper Articles, 1941

Article 1941

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1941 Along with the Memorial, Saint John opened the "Jervis Bay Club". Click to read full article.

1942 1946

Royal Canadian Navy honors the memory of the men of the Jervis Bay, Trafalgar Day, October 21, 1942


Jervis Bay Memorial

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, CanadaOwen Sound, Ontario, Canada

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.

Owen Sound, Canada
Owen Sound, Canada

Saint George's Chapel,
Royal Naval Barracks, Chatham, UK


Jervis Bay Memorial Bermuda

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"

Bermuda Memorial

Granddaughter of Chief Steward Ernest Henry Simmons visits the memorial.

Bermuda Memorial

Wick, Caithness, Scotland

Caithness, Scotland Caithness, Scotland

Photos by IanA

Mission to Seafarers, Docklands, Australia

Stained glass window A stained glass window commemorates the Captain and crew of the armed merchant cruiser H.M.S. Jervis Bay.

Photograph by Graeme Saunders

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