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 John Abraham

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John Abraham

Birth
Polperro, Cornwall Unitary Authority, Cornwall, England
Death 22 Jun 1893 (aged 32)
At Sea
Burial Portsmouth, Portsmouth Unitary Authority, Hampshire, England
Plot Right side inscription
Memorial ID 176871512 View Source
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Waiter / Steward - HMS Victoria
service number 108716

He was one of the 358 who died when another battleship, HMS Camperdown, collided with the Victoria in the Mediterranean off the coast of Tripoli.

The Victoria was badly holed and capsized and sank within 15 minutes with it's engines still running and propellers turning.

The wreck was discovered in 2004 and was found to be standing vertically with its bow buried 30 meters into the sea bed and the stern towards the surface.

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  • Created by: Mike McQuaid
  • Added: 1 Mar 2017
  • Find a Grave Memorial 176871512
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/176871512/john-abraham : accessed ), memorial page for John Abraham (29 Nov 1860–22 Jun 1893), Find a Grave Memorial ID 176871512, citing HMS Victoria Monument, Portsmouth, Portsmouth Unitary Authority, Hampshire, England ; Maintained by Mike McQuaid (contributor 48385711) .