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Søfartsmonument

Monument to Mariners

Svend Rathsack & Ivar Bentsen
1928

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Description

Bronze scultpure of Memory, fashioned after the ancient statue of Nike from Samothrake. On the base are the names of the 102 sunken merchant vessels and 648 mariners. Reliefs show a shipwreck, Mars, Mercury and a fatherless family.

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søfartsmonument
af s. rathsack 1885-1941
og ivar bentsen 1876-1948
opstillet 1928
københavns kommune
dansk dampskibsrederiforening
Monument to Mariners
by S. Rathsack 1885-1941
and Ivar Bentsen 1876-1948
Erected 1928
Town of Copenhagen
Danish Steamship Companies Association

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Location (N 55°41'38" - E 12°35'50")

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