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Twenty-five years since the Zeebrugge ferry disaster

The Zeebrugge ferry disaster happened in 1987 Credit: Archive

A remembrance service is to be held in Dover in Kent later to mark the 25th anniversary of the Zeebrugge ferry disaster. 'The Herald of Free Enterprise' left the Belgian port of Zeebrugge on the 6th March 1987, heading for Dover with 650 passengers, but capsized in the harbour. 193 people died.

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