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Fishermens Memorial at Junction with Boulevard

A Grade II Listed Building in Kingston upon Hull, City of Kingston upon Hull

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Latitude: 53.7353 / 53°44'7"N

Longitude: -0.363 / 0°21'46"W

OS Eastings: 508078

OS Northings: 427789

OS Grid: TA080277

Mapcode National: GBR GGS.WD

Mapcode Global: WHGFR.DCCS

Entry Name: Fishermens Memorial at Junction with Boulevard

Listing Date: 21 January 1994

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1197743

English Heritage Legacy ID: 387580

Location: Kingston upon Hull, HU3

County: City of Kingston upon Hull

Electoral Ward/Division: St Andrew's

Built-Up Area: Kingston upon Hull

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): East Riding of Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: Hull St John the Baptist, Newington

Church of England Diocese: York

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Listing Text


680-1/8/167 (South side)
Fishermens' Memorial at junction
with Boulevard


Memorial statue. 1906. By Albert Leake. Life size Portland
stone figure of a fisherman in a defiant attitude, on a square
pink granite pedestal with plinth, cornice and inscription.
Stepped stone base. The memorial was erected by public
subscription in memory of 3 trawlermen killed in 1904 when the
Russian Baltic Fleet fired on a group of Hull fishing vessels.
This is known as the Dogger Bank Incident and ironically led
to an improvement in Anglo-Russian relations.
(Palmer, A: A Dictionary of Modern History: Harmondsworth:
1962-: 108).

Listing NGR: TA0807827789

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