Bamse statue, Nordkapp Municipality

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  • We came across this statue by accident, as it is close to the port and in front of the tourist office. The tourist office sells a book about Bamse, titled "Sea Dog Bamse: World War II Canine Hero" by....  more »
  • I could not resist a photo opportunity with Barmse, what an interesting story so take time to rest a while and read about it.  more »
  • Bamse (Norwegian for Teddy Bear) was a St. Bernard dog that became the heroic mascot of Free Norwegian during the Second World War. He became a symbol of Norwegian freedom during the war. The...  more »
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  • The statue of the famous Sea-dog Bamse is located next a cruise ship pier. Bamse was a dog of Captain Hafto, master of the Norwegian whaler Thorodd. This ship was destined for coast patrols during World War II and Bamse was estimated by crew because he was a very kind and brave dog. He was mascot of the Norwegian Royal Navy.
  • honningvag is the connection to go to nord kapp, that is the nothest point in europe, there is a landmark for this seadog.
  • Den er til minne om marieskipshunden som blei verdenskjent under WW2 - må nevne at hunden var innrullert i Den norske marine. Hundens ansikt vender mot SW hvor denne døde i 1944 i Montrose - der finnes først og fremst hovedstatuen. Det er gikk ut bok på både engelsk og norsk. Da statuen i Honningsvåg blei avduket var det stor festivitas med sekkepipeorkester og begge forfatterne var tilstede, hvor de på den lokale bokhandelen signerte bøker - som senere blei oversatt til norsk.
  • Great statue. After understanding the story behind it, I think it's cute.
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