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This monument was erected on the Mull of Oa, Islay, by the American Red Cross in memory of many hundreds of American solders and sailors who lost their lives in two shiping disasters close by, both in 1918. One due to enemy action and the other an accident.

 

For a harrowing  account of the circumstances after the events, click on the picture of the monument. For more information click on the plaque above.  

Cliffs at the Mull of Oa Islay.

  Northern Island can just be seen on the horizon on the right hand side

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