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Brig Lily tragedy brought village together says Port St Mary Commissioner

Wednesday, 6 September 2023 08:26

By Emma Draper - Local Democracy Reporter

A memorial service is being held for the families of people lost in the Brig Lily shipwreck in Port St Mary.

Commissioner Bernadette Williams says a plaque is being dedicated to the 29 men from the village who were killed whilst attempting to save the boat from sinking.

A service will be held in the gardens of remembrance on Clifton Road on Sunday 10 September followed by a civic service at Mount Tabor Church.

Mrs Willams says the village pulled together to help during the tragedy:

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