The Vernon Minewarfare & Diving Monument

Here is the latest 'artist's impression' of the Vernon Minewarfare & Diving Monument in situ in Pool B at Gunwharf Quays in Portsmouth, the site previously occupied by HMS VERNON. It is based on a 3D printed model using a laser scan of the half life-size maquette. The finished bronze structure, due to be installed next spring, will be one-and-a-quarter life-size. The monument will be dedicated to all those involved with minewarfare, diving and EOD - past, present and future.

Artist Impression of Vernon Monument in Pool B med.jpg

Thank you sculptor Mark Richards for doing such a fantastic job!

For much more, join the ,project's Facebook group at:

or view the project's website at: (especially the History section).​

Project Vernon is a charity (Charity Commission Registered Number: 1128677) staffed entirely by volunteers.
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Very clever and they were brave, brave men.

It's just a pity that the current iteration seem to have developed a complete obsession and fear of risk.

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