HP6102 : Graves of Norwegian seamen, Framgord

taken 6 years ago, 3 km from Ramnageo, Shetland Islands, Great Britain

Graves of Norwegian seamen, Framgord
Graves of Norwegian seamen, Framgord
The Norwegian cargo ship 'Hop' was sunk by a U-boat on 4th February 1940 (while Norway was strictly still a neutral country). All the crew of 17 lost their lives and the lifeboat washed ashore at Muness on Unst. Three bodies that were found were buried here at Framgord, with others at Baliasta on Unst, and on Fetlar and at Lunna.
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Date Taken
Sunday, 12 February, 2012   (more nearby)
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Sunday, 12 February, 2012
Geographical Context
Historic sites and artefacts 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! HP 6190 0291 [10m precision]
WGS84: 60:42.2737N 0:52.0725W
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OSGB36: geotagged! HP 6191 0291
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West-northwest (about 292 degrees)
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