Sister marks 50th anniversary of Blue Mist II tragedy with wreath ceremony

wreath-blue-mist-ii-anniversaryFor Georgina Moss of Gander, February 18th has always been a special day — it’s her birthday. But in 1966, the date became significant for a different reason. It was on that day that her two brothers, John and Max, died aboard the Blue Mist II along with 11 crew members. The fishing trawler was caught in a winter storm off Cape Anguille along the west coast. This year, to mark the 50th anniversary, Moss was finally able to commemorate her brothers. Her family contacted the local 103 Search and Rescue Squadron and asked if she could drop a wreath into the ocean near the site of the tragedy. An audio story of the tragedy is with the article. Read the rest here 09:06

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