National Submarine War Memorial National Submarine War Memorial

National Submarine War Memorial. Frederick Brook Hitch (1877-1957), sculptor. A. Heron Ryon Tenison, architect. E.J. Parlanti, foundry. 1922 (with additions of 1959). Bronze, Dimensions: the memorial itself is 2.38m high x 3.84m wide; additional inscription plaque 40cm high x 60cm wide; forty bronze anchors to hold wreaths, each 18cm high x 21cm wide (Ward-Jackson). Left: Truth. Middle: Submariners inside their vessel. Right: Justice. [Click on all images to enlarge them.]

A submarine under way on the surface.

National Submarine War Memorial National Submarine War Memorial

Left: The entire monument. Right: The dedicatory plaque.

Photographs and caption by Robert Freidus. Formatting and perspective correction by George P. Landow. [You may use these images without prior permission for any scholarly or educational purpose as long as you (1) credit the photographer and (2) link your document to this URL in a web document or cite the Victorian Web in a print one.]


Frederick Brook Hitch ARCA.” Mapping the Practice and Profession of Sculpture in Britain and Ireland 1851-1951. University of Glasgow History of Art and HATII, online database 2011. Web. 14 June 2011.

Byron, Arthur. London Statues. London: Constable, 1981.

Ward-Jackson, Philip. Public Sculpture of the City of London. Liverpool: Liverpool University Press, 2003.

Last modified 26 May 2011