Battle Of The Atlantic Commemoration

The Royal Naval Association will mark the role played by the city and its citizens during the Battle of the Atlantic during a weekend of events. Friday 10 May will see a gathering of international visitors and ships arriving to the city.

On Saturday 11 a bronze statue of The International Sailor’ will be unveiled at Ebrington Square at 12-1pm, representing all 12 nations which participated in the Battle of the Atlantic. This is an invite only audience, however after 2.30pm this will be opened up to the public.

On Sunday 12th May there will be a Commemoration Service held at 11am- 12pm service at St Columb’s Cathedral, to remember all those who made the supreme sacrifice during those dark days. Everyone welcome to attend however seats are limited. 

 

Your Itinerary

Battle Of The Atlantic Commemoration

Date

10 May 2013 - 12 May 2013

Venue

St Columb's Cathedral
Dominating the skyline on all approaches to the city is Saint Columb’s Cathedral, which has stood on its prominent site inside the famous Walls of Derry since 1633