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Copenhagen in Københavns Kommune, Region Hovedstaden, Denmark
 

Mindeankeret / The Memorial Anchor

 
 
Mindeankeret / The Memorial Anchor Marker image. Click for full size.
By Andrew Ruppenstein, September 19, 2018
1. Mindeankeret / The Memorial Anchor Marker
Inscription.   Dette anker er rejst til minde om de mere end 2300 Danske søfolk som mistede livet under Anden Verdenskrig - 1939-1945.

This anchor is placed in honour of more than 2300 Danish sailors who lost their lives during World War II - 1939-1945.
 
Location. 55° 40.839′ N, 12° 35.248′ E. Marker is in Copenhagen, Region Hovedstaden, in Københavns Kommune. Marker is at the intersection of Nyhavn and Kongens Nytorv on Nyhavn. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: Nyhavn 1F, Copenhagen, Region Hovedstaden 1051, Denmark.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Hans Christian Andersen (about 210 meters away, measured in a direct line); Norske Selskab / The Norwegian Society (approx. 0.4 kilometers away); Louis Pio (approx. half a kilometer away); Han Christian Lumbye (approx. 0.8 kilometers away); Ludvig Holberg (approx. 0.9 kilometers away); Inge Lehmann (approx. 0.9 kilometers

Mindeankeret / The Memorial Anchor Marker wide view image. Click for full size.
By Andrew Ruppenstein, September 19, 2018
2. Mindeankeret / The Memorial Anchor Marker wide view
The marker is visible here set into the brick base surrounding the anchor, in the area of the shadow of the T-bar of the anchor. The anchor itself has a date of "1857" engraved on it. Around the base of the anchor is additional text reading, "Sat til minde om den Danske sømand der mistede i livet krigens aar 1939-1945" - In memory of the Danish seamen who lost their lives during the war years 1939-1945.
away); Holger Danske Gruppe War Memorial (approx. one kilometer away); Harald Høffding (approx. one kilometer away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Copenhagen.
 
Categories. War, World II
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on October 6, 2018. This page originally submitted on October 6, 2018, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California. This page has been viewed 32 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on October 6, 2018, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California.
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