St Mary, Llanfairpwllgwyngyll, Anglesey, Wales
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A medieval church stood on this magnificent site on the shore of the Menai Straits before the present church was built; it was demolished in 1852.
In Montréal when the Great War began, Laurentic was immediately commissioned as a troop transport for the Canadian Expeditionary Force. After conversion to armed merchant cruiser service in 1915, she struck two mines off Lough Swilly in the north of Ireland on 25 January 1917 and sank within an hour. Only 121 of the 475 aboard survived; 354 passengers and crew were killed in the sinking.
Visited - August 2014
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