Memorial to 189 Eyemouth fishermen drowned in day of tragedy



It was the close-knit Scottish coastal community that lost 189 men at sea in a single day.
Now the 78 widows and 182 children left without a father in the wake of the Eyemouth fishing disaster are being honoured with a major work of art overlooking the seafront.
Descendants of the fishing families who lost their loved ones 135 years ago this month are expected to attend the unveiling of the five-metre long bronze sculpture.
Created by artist Jill Watson, the £250,000 work of art for Eyemouth Bantry, which overlooks the harbour, depicts and names each mother and child who was directly... read more

 
8 October 2016 in Lifestyle, Views: 46
Source: Scotsman
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