MEMORIAL TO NORWEGIAN SAILORS ON NORTH SIDE OF EMBLETON CEMETERY

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1041818

Date first listed: 01-Sep-1988

Statutory Address: MEMORIAL TO NORWEGIAN SAILORS ON NORTH SIDE OF EMBLETON CEMETERY

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Location

Statutory Address: MEMORIAL TO NORWEGIAN SAILORS ON NORTH SIDE OF EMBLETON CEMETERY

The building or site itself may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

District: Northumberland (Unitary Authority)

Parish: Craster

National Grid Reference: NU 23223 21695

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Details

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

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Legacy System number: 236943

Legacy System: LBS

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