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Wed Feb 15, 2012, 10:42 PM

Ocean Ranger sinking still haunts 30 years later

The violent storm that sank the Ocean Ranger, killing 84 men, still haunts people 30 years after the disaster on the Grand Banks east of Newfoundland.

Poor training, faulty design and inadequate equipment were no match for 30-metre waves and 160-kilometre winds.

A ceremony to remember the tragedy was held in St. John's on Wednesday morning.

Actor Andy Jones, who is in a play in St. John's called Rig, based on a book about the disaster written by Mike Heffernan, said the February 1982 storm is still affecting people in Newfoundland and Labrador.

http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/newfoundland-labrador/story/2012/02/15/nl-ocean-ranger-30th-215.html?cmp=rss

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Wed Feb 15, 2012, 11:21 PM

1. RIP

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