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The Ellan Vannin Story

X The Charles Guard Series

Wednesday, 20 January 2021 - 25 minutes

On the night of 3rd December 1909, the Isle of Man Steam Packet's vessel Ellan Vannin sank in a terrible storm as she approached the entrance to the River Mersey. All 35 passengers and crew were drowned. In this programme, first broadcast in December 2019, Charles Guard examines the causes of the tragedy and some of the mysteries surrounding it.

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