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Major Cain Memorial Bridge, Cain Bridge, Castletown Harbour, Isle of Man

Period: 2014-09-07

NGR Easting: 226608

NGR Northing: 467477

Description: Swing bridge in Castletown named Cain Bridge in honour of the Isle of Man's only Victoria Cross winner. Cain Bridge was unveiled on 7th September 2014 by Frances Clarkson nee Cain (Major Cain's daughter). It was dedicated by Richard Hall, Methodist Minister and Jules Gomes, Church of England. The bridge was originally built by A. Handyside & Co. Ltd of Derby & London in 1903. Castletown Commissioners are custodians of the memorial.

Information provided by the Isle of Man Government Preservation of War Memorials Committee.

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Site & Monument Type: bridge

Category: Isle of Man National Inventory of War Memorials

Site ID number: IOM_NIWM_CAS_00021


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