The Kantonella

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Reference WMO/273059


Mid Yell Cemetery

Mid Yell, Shetland



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Status: On original site
Type: Freestanding
Location: External
Setting: Within a garden/park/churchyard/enclosure/Marketplace
Description: Stone of remembrance
  • Metal Brass
  • Stone Stone (any)
Lettering: Incised
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
About the memorial: Rough hewn stone of remembrance. Names are inscribed directly on the stone, the dedication is on a brass plaque attached to the stone below the names (neither names or inscription can be read from the only available photograph. May 17 is the Norwegian Constitution Day.
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[9 names]/Reist 17. mai 1980 til minne om ni unge menn som 20. febr. 1941 flyktet fra Haugesund - Norge med motorskøyta Kantonella. Alle omkom da båten (then comes an illegible word) ble knust mot land på Mid Yell - then another illegible word - then to 27. febr. 1941. [In English, the above means: Erected May 17, 1980 in memory of nine young men who escaped from Haugesund, Norway with the motor vessel Kantonella. They all died when the vessel was crushed on shore at Mid Yell.]

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