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Marchioness disaster - Memorial service

Title
Marchioness disaster - Memorial service
Genre
News report; Interview; Speech
TX Date
18 Sep 1989
Year of production
1989
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Duration
00:04:34
Description
Margaret Shiels reports on a memorial service at Southwark Cathedral for survivors and relatives of victims of the Marchioness Thames riverboat tragedy (20/08/89) given by the Archbishop of Canterbury, Dr Robert Runcie. As a mark of respect for the dead, a special commemorative stone was laid in the cathedral. Includes excerpt from service; interviews with Bishop of Southwark, Ronald Bowlby; Deborah Faldo, widow of Marchioness captain, Stephen Faldo; survivors Erika Spotswood and Annette Russell.
Contributors
Robert Runcie; Ronald Bowlby; Margaret Shiels; Erika Spotswood; Annette Russell; Deborah Faldo
Keywords
Deaths; London; Archbishops; Funerals; River Thames; Boats; Bishops; Disasters (events); Church services; Southwark Cathedral; Marchioness; Bowbelle; Marchioness disaster (1989)

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