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Rural Burial Ground : San Juan, Magellan Strait, Chile
Memorial to Captain Pringle Stokes, R.N.

This cemetery was restored by the Chilean Navy in 2007.

«In memory of
Commander Pringle Stokes RN
HMS Beagle
who died from the effects of the anxieties and hardships incurred while surveying the western shores of Tierra del Fuego
(cross) 12-8-1828»


«His mortal remains were buried near this spot. Passing ships are requested to [...] this cross.»


Photographs: author (II-2009)
Updated: 12-II-2009