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