October 31

Burials At Sea

Burials at Sea – Information

With the UK being an island and as a result of our maritime heritage, burials at sea are a common desire for those with a sea fairing background.

Organizing a sea burial can be a complicated task and is not encouraged by UK authorities due to environmental and legal concerns which are faced.

Before a burial can proceed a license must be obtained from the Ministry of Agriculture Fisheries and Food (MAFF) for burial at sea. Continue reading