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SUBJECT: Merchant Navy Day Commemoration on Sept. 12

DATE: Sept. 11

Note to editors


The Canadian Merchant Navy Veterans Association and Company of Master Mariners-N.L. Division will commemorate Merchant Navy Day and honour the 22nd anniversary of the unveiling of the Merchant Navy Memorial on Thursday, Sept. 12, at 12 p.m.

The ceremony will take place at the Merchant Navy Memorial outside the main entrance of the Fisheries and Marine Institute of Memorial University at 155 Ridge Rd. The 2019 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 Moira Baird, public relations and communications officer, Fisheries and Marine Institute, at (709) 778-0756, (709) 330-3918,


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