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Service to remember Zeebrugge ferry disaster 30 years ago

193 people, including 14 from the Midlands, died when a ferry leaving the Belgian port of Zeebrugge turned on its side.

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Zeebrugge survivor feels 'lucky but guilty'

A Zeebrugge ferry disaster survivor from Melton Mowbray in Leicestershire says he feels 'lucky but guilty' that he survived where others didn't.

Brian Gibbons holds the bell from the ship, after a remembrance ceremony today Credit: ITV News Central

Brian Gibbons was on board The Herald of the Free Enterprise when it turned over in the water, having just left the Belgian port of Zeebrugge, 30 years ago today.

193 people, including 14 from the Midlands, died as water filled the deck, after the bow doors were left open.

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