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Memorial to Norwegian Sailors on North Side of Embleton Cemetery

A Grade II Listed Building in Craster, Northumberland

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.4885 / 55°29'18"N

Longitude: -1.634 / 1°38'2"W

OS Eastings: 423223

OS Northings: 621695

OS Grid: NU232216

Mapcode National: GBR K41Z.1B

Mapcode Global: WHC16.W92S

Entry Name: Memorial to Norwegian Sailors on North Side of Embleton Cemetery

Listing Date: 1 September 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1041818

English Heritage Legacy ID: 236943

Location: Craster, Northumberland, NE66

County: Northumberland

Civil Parish: Craster

Traditional County: Northumberland

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Northumberland

Church of England Parish: Embleton Holy Trinity

Church of England Diocese: Newcastle

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Listing Text

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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