Memorial To Norwegian Sailors On North Side Of Embleton Cemetery

Date:
11 Aug 2000
Location:
Memorial To Norwegian Sailors On North Side Of Embleton Cemetery, Craster, Alnwick, Northumberland
Reference:
IOE01/00062/01
Type:
Photograph (Digital)
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Description

This information is taken from the statutory List as it was in 2001 and may not be up to date.

NU 22 SW CRASTER SPITALFORD

3/53 Memorial to Norwegian sailors on north side of Embleton Cemetery II

Headstone, 1917. Cut sandstone. Arched stone with cable-moulded edge and anchor in vesica-shaped top panel. Inscription, partly worn away:

IN MEMORY OF THOSE WHO DIED FROM EXPOSURE IN AN OPEN BOAT, WHILE ON PASSAGE FROM THE DEFENCELESS NORWEGIAN STEAMER "POLLUX" TORPEDOED BY A GERMAN SUBMARINE 40 MILES EAST OF ABERDEEN. THE BOAT REACHED SADDLE ROCKS DUNSTANBOROUGH, 22ND MARCH 1917, AFTER HAVING BEEN AT SEA FOUR DAYS SVERRE HENRIKSEN HOPEN, BERGEN; MARINUS LARSEN, TROMSO: GEORGE RASMUSSEN, DENMARK: OLAF ERIKSEN, CHRISTIANA: LUDVIG OTTEM, BERGEN: GEORG JOHS JOHANNSEN, LARVIK: ONE .....

EREC .... ..SHIP CO.

THE OWNER OF THE S/S POLLUX

Included for historical interest.

Listing NGR: NU2322321695

Content

This is part of the Series: IOE\Clarke_Peter Oakley IOE Records for Clarke, Peter Oakley; within the Collection: IOE01 Images Of England

Rights

Copyright IoE Mr Peter Oakley Clarke. Source Historic England Archive

This photograph was taken for the Images of England project

People & Organisations

Photographer: Clarke, Peter Oakley

Rights Holder: Clarke, Peter Oakley

Keywords

Sandstone, 20th Century Gravestone, Religious Ritual And Funerary, Grave Marker, Funerary Site