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£3,279
raised of £5,000 target by 61 supporters

    Weʼve raised £3,279 to Help fund the restoration of Black Merchant Seamen and Seamen from the Commonwealth memorial in Liverpool.

    Funded on Sunday, 18th July 2021

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    The Black Merchant Seamen War Memorial is a sandstone stone memorial, It is situated in Falkner Square, Liverpool. The stone is from the Liverpool Seamen's Hostel with a bronze plaque dedicated to all the Black Seamen who served during World War II. It was unveiled in 1993 on the 50th anniversary of the Battle of the Atlantic.

    After several years of the plants around the memorial being overgrown by branches, a Facebook group was set up by local residents to raise awareness of it and have visitor and road signs installed locally. A celebration was held in August 2019 to mark the installation of the signs and increase awareness of the memorial.

    I had no prior knowledge of this memorial and contacted the loca group to ask how we can support them.

    The memorial is need of restoration and financial assistance is required to do so.

    In order to raise money for this and raise awareness I will be walking from Liverpool seafafrers centre to the memorial on the 25th June which is also “The Day of the Seafarer” and hope to be accompanied by many individuals in order to raise awareness of this memorial and hand over the money raised to the committee for the restoration.

    Please feel free to join us for all or part of the walk which is around 7 miles in total and will take in other Seafarer memorials along the way.

    We will remember them.

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      61

      • An L8 resident.

        An L8 resident.

        Jul 12, 2021

        Respect due.

        £100.00

      • Anonymous

        Anonymous

        Jul 11, 2021

      • Anonymous

        Anonymous

        Jul 10, 2021

        £500.00

      • From RMT Dorset Rail Branch.

        From RMT Dorset Rail Branch.

        Jul 9, 2021

        Solidarity with our black seafaring comrades

        £40.00

      • Anonymous

        Anonymous

        Jul 9, 2021

        £10.00

      • Linda Kirby

        Linda Kirby

        Jul 8, 2021

        💙

        £10.00

      • B Skeete

        B Skeete

        Jul 8, 2021

        This is amazing! Thank you for restoring

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