Bronze model of a Viking Ship, presented to the town of Dumfries by the people of the island of Karmoy, Norway

Sverre K Anderson made the presentation on behalf of Karmoy, "in memory of wartime kindness..." Sverre was stationed in Dumfries where he trained as a radio operator. He returned secretly to Karmoy and worked as a farm labourer. His secret radio transmissions provided the Allies with valuable information on German activities in the area.
Object no :
DMSH019a-d
Collection :
Creator :
NA
Place of Production :
NA
Dimensions :
length 430mm, width 90mm, height 275mm
Materials :
bronze, wood
Location :
NA
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Accession number :
DUMFM:1991.17.1
Copyright :
Dumfries & Galloway Council
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