Plaque honoring Peru's naval hero Admiral Miguel Grau unveiled in UK

Photo: Embassy of Peru in UK

Photo: Embassy of Peru in UK

11:15 | Wirral (UK), Feb. 29.

The unveiling of the plaque honoring Grand Admiral Miguel Grau Seminario, titled the "Gentleman of the Seas," took place at Alabama Way in Birkenhead, England, United Kingdom, in the presence of Peruvian diplomatic members accredited to said country.

Led by the Mayor of Wirral - Councilor Jerry Williams, Peruvian Ambassador to the UK Juan Carlos Gamarra, and Rear Admiral Jose Regalado, the event celebrated the profound historical ties between Wirral and Peru, notably the construction of the legendary monitor Huascar at the Cammell Laird shipyard.

According to the Peruvian Embassy in the United Kingdom, Mayor Williams and Ambassador Gamarra spoke about the enduring connections between Peru and Wirral echoing the spirit of collaboration and friendship between Peru and the UK.

Moreover, the Defense and Naval Attaché of Peru expressed gratitude for the tribute on behalf of the Peruvian Navy.

The activity, held on February 23, was framed by the institutional policy for disseminating the values and virtues of Grand Admiral Miguel Grau Seminario at the international level, strengthening the ties of friendship and cooperation between Peru and the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland.

The area, located adjacent to the Monks Ferry railway station, is part of a cultural reserve site of public interest, which is about 20 miles in length.

This event, a testament to Peru's commitment to international outreach, showcases the values of national hero and millennium Peruvian, Admiral Grau.


Publicado: 29/2/2024