Online Magazine

The Nelson ‘Moutray Plaque’

Posted by Elizabeth Raikes, on October 22nd, 2015

The discovery of a long-lost memorial commissioned by Nelson in Corsica in 1794. The ‘Moutray Plaque’ is a gravestone commemorating the death in Corsica in 1794 of Lieutenant James Moutray R.N.  Historians were aware of its existence but not its location until 2011. It is one of only two such artefacts commissioned by Nelson and it... Become A Member

Join The Navy Records Society today from only £20/year and gain access to an ever-expanding archive.

Become A Member
The Navy Records Society