A commemoration to remember the 35 people who lost their lives in the Ellan Vannin tragedy more than a century ago has been held in Ramsey.
The Steam Packet vessel set off from the northern port on December 3 1909, but sank in heavy storms off Liverpool.
Chief Minister Allan Bell laid a wreath at the quayside on behalf of the Manx people, and there were others in memory of crew and passengers.
The outdoor memorial was followed by a church service.
Local dignitaries, MHKs and a representative from the Steam Packet joined a throng of well-wishers and descendants of victims at last night's event.
Mr Bell said it was a fitting salute to a tragic episode in Manx history: