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MEMORIAL TO NORWEGIAN SAILORS ON NORTH SIDE OF EMBLETON CEMETERY

List Entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

Name: MEMORIAL TO NORWEGIAN SAILORS ON NORTH SIDE OF EMBLETON CEMETERY

List entry Number: 1041818

Location

MEMORIAL TO NORWEGIAN SAILORS ON NORTH SIDE OF EMBLETON CEMETERY

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

County:

District: Northumberland

District Type: Unitary Authority

Parish: Craster

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 01-Sep-1988

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 236943

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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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National Grid Reference: NU 23223 21695

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