Family And Friends Lost On Ocean Ranger Remembered

From VOCM News
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It was an emotional morning at St. Pius X in St. John’s this morning as a large crowd gathered to remember those lost in the Ocean Ranger disaster, 37 years ago today.

St. Pius X was packed full of people who came together to remember the 84 men, including 56 Newfoundlanders, who lost their lives on February 15th when the semi-submersible oil rig went down in a raging storm.

Gonzaga High School held the annual service as a number of those lost were alumni of the school.

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