Our ocean-friendly Atlantic Sea Burial Shroud® uses a similar concept to what sailors 300 years ago used aboard their ships…but with significant thoughtful design upgrades making it more durable and it is now suitable for funeral home viewings. Check our “How to order” page for all colors and options.
Constructed and sewn by genuine New England sail makers with decades of experience who use only natural “Grade A” untreated 10 oz cotton duck fiber material, sisal rope closure lacing, built in privacy panel and nickel plated chrome locking hardware — the finest system available for ocean friendly biodegradable sea burials.
What families say about the Atlantic Sea Burial Shroud:
“Capt Brad.. It went well – The shroud was perfect. It made for a dignified ending – thanks” – Bruce – Seattle, WA
“Brad, the detail is amazing and very good quality…special thanks to sailmaker Ken..very much appreciated from one sail maker to another..” Michelle and Greig, Port Canaveral, Florida
Our patent pending design has an independent chambered ballast weight system separate from the body compartment to ensure the shroud descends feet first to the ocean floor.
Ballast is provided by authentic cannon balls that are smelted at the same historical Civil War Massachusetts foundry who has been supplying the Navy’s oldest commissioned warship the USS Constitution ~ ‘Old Ironsides” since the early 1800’s. Dimensions 6.5” x 37.5 lbs each.
Includes a Memory Pocket™ located over the left chest that can hold photos, letters or mementos.
Shroud Color Options: Most requested is the Natural (Unbleached and undyed and in stock at all times and allows for message writing) Other color options: Navy blue, Black, Forest, Burgundy, Hunter Green, Natural and British Tan. (Your Screen colors are darker than real life colors due to varying screen resolution )
Accent piping colors available: White, Navy, Daffodil, Wine, Sable and Sage. Price: $1,750.00 + s/h. Custom accent patterns can also be available in Tennis, Golf, Fishing and more.
Complete List of Options and Colors Available on HOW TO ORDER Page
Made to order please allow 2 ~ 5 day production time. Natural is typically in stock. Express shipping is available for $75.00. Cannon Ball Ballast ( set of 4 ) are $350.00 + Appx $220.00 standard shipping / handling outside of N. England.
Atlantic Sea Burial Shroud® – Ask for it by name.
Burial at Sea Ballast ~ Authentic Cannon Balls
Four 37.5 lb cannon balls weigh down the Atlantic Sea Burial Shroud® for fast deployment. Hand crafted at the same historical Civil War factory in Massachusetts who has been pouring cannon balls for the USS Constitution “Old Ironsides” since the early 1800’s.
Hand crafted from iron, these round shots are smelted to 6-1/2” in diameter, painted gloss black complete with a filed flat surface to prevent rolling while voyaging to sea. Certificate of Authenticity included.
$350.00 + s/h for the set of four. 150 lbs ships motor freight $220.00 appx outside of New England.