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REF NO.: 7

SUBJECT: Merchant Navy Day commemoration

DATE: Sept. 14

The Canadian Merchant Navy Veterans Association and Company of Master Mariners-N.L. Division will commemorate Merchant Navy Day and honour the 19th anniversary of the unveiling of the Merchant Navy Memorial on Thursday, Sept. 15, at 12 p.m.

The ceremony will take place at the Merchant Navy Memorial outside of the Marine Institute on Memorial University’s Ridge Road campus. The 2016 commemoration will consist of a civil and religious ceremony.

Relatives and families of veterans, the public and media are welcome to attend.

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For more information, please contact Leslie Earle, public relations and communications officer, Fisheries and Marine Institute, at (709) 778-0677, (709) 330-3918,


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