FORMBY-CONNINGBEG MEMORIAL - WATERFORD QUAYS

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FORMBY-CONNINGBEG MEMORIAL - WATERFORD QUAYS

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Formby-Conningbeg Memorial: Honours the memory of those lost when two Waterford steamers SS Conningbeg and SS Formby were torpedoed in December 1917.

These vessels were sister ships, both homeward bound to Waterford from Liverpool in December 1917. They were torpedoed by the same U Boat within days of each other, with a total loss of 83 lives.

SORRY FOR THE DELAY