Saturday Snapshots #196

by Jeanne on May 26, 2012

in Photography, Saturday Snapshots

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St Malo memorial, Jersey island – April 2012

 

On April 17 1995, a French ferry, the Saint Malo en route from Jersey to Sark in the Channel Islands, struck a rock 900m north of Corbiere ligthhouse.  The vessel started sinking, but because of the rapid response of Jersey emergency services and many civilian boats in the area, all 307 passengers and crew were brought to safety.  This evocative stone memorial was erected as a tribute to all those involved in the rescue.

 

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Rosa May 27, 2012 at 12:35 pm

A beautiful sculpture!
Cheers,
Rosa

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Andrew May 27, 2012 at 5:37 pm

certainly a fitting tribute

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Krista May 28, 2012 at 7:30 am

Oh, that is so beautiful and moving. Love it. :-)

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