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    Memorial dedicated to the engineers of the Titanic

    • Southampton, United Kingdom
    • Memorial dedicated to the engineers of the Titanic$$
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      One of the attractions of Southampton is a memorial dedicated to the mechanical engineer of the Titanic, built in East Park. 35 officers did not spare his life and made every effort to rescue the passengers of the famous ship. The monument was opened two years after the disaster, the event was attended by about 100 thousand inhabitants of Southampton.

      The bronze figure of a winged goddess Nike standing on the bow of the ship and holds crowns, arms spread wide. It towers above the two reliefs connected semicircular pediment, which depicted the Titanic mechanics at work. Under the bow of the vessel there is an inscription from the New Testament that speaks of love of neighbor. On both sides of it installed panels with the names of the characters. Memorial erected on a stepped base with decoration.

      In 2010, the monument was restored jointly by Southampton City Council and television Twenty Twenty. In 2012, here marked the 100th anniversary of the death of the Titanic. The monument is very popular among tourists.

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