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The Rokta Monument at Gossen island

The Rokta Monument at Gossen island Photo: Destinasjon Molde & Romsdal AS/Iver Gjelstenli
The Rokta Monument at Gossen island Photo: Destinasjon Molde & Romsdal AS/Iver Gjelstenli

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On the western side of the island of Rindarøy in the municipality of Aukra stands the "Rokta" monument by Nicolaus Wiederberg. This stone sculpture is a memorial to the cargo vessel "Rokta", wrecked off the Galleskjæra rocks in April 1938. The lifeboat "Christian Bugge" had a radio on board and the rescue operations were transmitted direct. Half of the 12-man crew were saved. Arnulf Øverland immortalised the rescue in his poem "The fishermen from Hustadvika".

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The Rokta Monument at Gossen island - Photo: Destinasjon Molde & Romsdal AS/Iver Gjelstenli

The Rokta Monument at Gossen island

On the western side of the island of Rindarøy in the municipality of Aukra stands the "Rokta" monument by Nicolaus Wiederberg. This stone sculpture is...

The Rokta Monument at Gossen island

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