Memorial Details

2019
Photo: Robert Preston

Memorial

Plaque Danish Seamen 1939-45 St. Nicholas Buildings

Reference

NUT141

Place

NEWCASTLE UPON TYNE

Original Location

St. Nicholas' Buildings

Which war

1939-45

Dedication, Creation or Publication date

Unveiled 1995.

Memorial Description

Plaque

Inscription

The Danish Seamen's Club
From 1940 to 1945
Newcastle was the official
home town to 3000 Danish seamen
serving in the British Merchant Navy.
St. Nicholas buildings housed
their unions, clubs and the
Danish Merchant Navy
Reserve Pool
1995
City of Newcastle upon Tyne

Names

None

Notes

1. "More than 1,400 Danish seamen died in the conflict and last night a memorial plaque was also unveiled, which will be mounted on St. Nicholas' Buildings when the Victorian block is restored".

Newspaper cuttings, photos or archival material

Photo: Robert Preston

The Journal (undated but 1995) reports information reported in Note 1 above.

Research acknowledgements

J. Brown

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Plaque Danish Seamen 1939-45 St. Nicholas Buildings (NUT141)

 
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