Kuru memorial

Tampere, Finland

"This memorial is for the capsizing of the steam boat Kuru at Lake Näsijärvi during a
howling autumn storm, September 7, 1929. 138 passengers drowned; 22 survived. in the
background is Särkänniemi amusement park and Näsinneula (seen in another of our Phoon
photos)." --Timo

Thanks to Timo for phooning (and for the photo idea).

Jun 15, 2004

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