60th anniversary of the loss of the Princess Victoria

The MV Princess Victoria Credit: ITV Border

A memorial is being held to commemorate the 60th anniversary of the sinking of the MV Princess Victoria.

133 lives were lost when the ship sank on 31st January 1953 in a severe storm in the North Channel, after leaving Loch Ryan near Stranraer.

Locals will commemorate the disaster with two special services in Stranraer.

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60th anniversary of ferry disaster

A memorial is being held to commemorate the 60th anniversary of the sinking of the MV Princess Victoria.