The wreck of HMS Hampshire is today in 70 metres of water around 1 to 1/2 miles off Marwick Head. Standing out on the high cliffs of Marwick Head you can see the Kitchener Memorial. This Memorial was erected in 1926 funded with money raised by the people of Orkney. The Kitchener memorial is the nearest land point to the sinking of the HMS Hampshire.
The plaque on the monument reads.
This tower was raised by the people of Orkney in memory of Field Marshal Earl Kitchener of Khartoum on that corner of his country, which he had served so faithfully, nearest to the place where he died on duty. He and his staff perished, along with the officers and nearly all of the men of the H.M.S. Hampshire, on the 5th June 1916.
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