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Marchioness disaster remembered 30 years on

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Marchioness disaster remembered 30 years on

Marchioness disaster remembered 30 years on

Mourners gather on the banks of the River Thames at Southwark Bridge to mark the 30th anniversary of the Marchioness disaster, in which 51 people died in August 1989.

A vigil led by attendees at Southwark Cathedral included the throwing of petals into the water, with coastguard and emergency services vessels completing a lap of remembrance around Cannon Street railway bridge.


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