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Sulina: Maritime Cemetery




Located out of town beach, the maritime cemetery consists of a set of three cemeteries: Christian Cemetery (divided into the C.E.D. Cemetery, Orthodox of Old-Rite-Lipoveni Orthodox Cemetery, Cemetery of the Western European churches), Hebrew Cemetery, Muslim Cemetery.  Tomb of Princess Catherine Moruzi is found among the graves of officers and commanders of the Romanian Royal Navy. This was a granddaughter of Ioan Sturza Moldavian prince, born in Istanbul but had the end of her life in Sulina and the grave of William Simpson, the man of confidence of chief engineer of the Danube European Commission.  The latter led 13 years of construction works on the canall, from jetties and lighthouses on the pier.

Excerpt from RomGuide


5 comments on “Sulina: Maritime Cemetery

  1. John T 1935 says:

    Very interesting,and looks kept in good condition, if anyone might be going there again am looking for the grave of Captain John Tillman
    of the ‘Royal Arch’ died in Sulina 11th October 1868, and buried there.


  2. Loren Rhoads says:

    I’m fascinated by this cemetery! Thanks for posting these pictures and letting me know about it.


    1. marthapfeil says:

      it is very unusual because it is has different sections for different religions.


  3. nonoymanga says:

    A cool and calm shot!!! Cheers Nonoy Manga


    1. marthapfeil says:

      thank you for your comment.


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