Blue plaque № 6846 in Torbay

The heroes of the Provident BM 291 on the 1st January 1915, in stormy seas, sailing trawler provident rescued 70 men out of a pinnace from the torpedoed HMS Formidable. Captain William Pillar, Crewman William Carter and John Clarke, Apprentice Dan Taylor and Cabin Boy Leonard Pillar
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  • Location: Overgang
  • Parish: Brixham
  • Unitary Authority: Torbay Borough Council
  • Unitary Authority Ward (UTW): Berry Head-with-Furzeham
  • UK Parliament Constituency: Totnes
  • Region: South West
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