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Aukra

The Rokta Monument at Gossen island

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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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Effort level
  • Medium
Landscape
  • Forest area
  • Mountain area
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Aukra, Norway
The latitude and longitude
62° 50' 45" N / 6° 46' 17" E
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