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William Carmichael Forrest, 1st. Lieutenant, H.M.S. Doterel
Memorial Plaque, Winchester Cathedral, Hampshire

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memorial plaque

In loving remembrance of
William Carmichael Forrest,
1st. Lieut. H. M. S. Doterel,
Son of
Captain Forrest,
Chief Constable of this county,
and of Selina his wife;
who lost his life by the accidental
explosion of the ship's magazine
and consequent foundering of the ship
off Sandy Point in the Straits of Magellan
on the 26th day of April 1881,
His body was recovered
and buried in the cemetery at
Sandy Point on the 4th day of July.

Source (with thanks): "William Carmichael Forrest and the loss of HMS Doterel", Ian Glenday, "Winchester Cathedral Record 2010", No. 79, pp. 50-54
Updated: 6-VI-2010