Liverpool Titanic Memorial

The Liverpool Titanic Memorial may be found at  Google Earth co-ordinates 53.406161°,  -2.998019°.  It is situated between the passenger and Isle of Man ferry terminals. 

The memorial commemorates the 244 engineers who lost their lives in the disaster. It was designed by Sir William Goscombe John and constructed circa 1916 and is a Grade II* listed building.

While the Titanic and her sisters did not use Liverpool as their end point, the ships were registered in the city and the White Star Line was founded here in 1840.

The memorial is inscribed:

IN HONOUR OF
ALL HEROES OF THE
MARINE ENGINE ROOM
THIS MEMORIAL WAS ERECTED
BY INTERNATIONAL INSCRIPTION
MCMXVI 
and
THE BRAVE DO NOT DIE
THEIR DEEDS LIVE FOREVER
AND CALL UPON US
TO EMULATE THEIR COURAGE
AND DEVOTION TO DUTY

White Star had their headquarters in Albion House, Liverpool. Commissioned by Thomas Ismay, it was designed by architect Richard Norman Shaw.

The Titanic Engineers are also commemorated in Southampton on the Engineers Memorial in the city.

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