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On Monday, August 1st 2022, the nation once again paid their respects to the victims of the MV Christena Disaster.
At the memorial service, scores of people attended the event at Hamilton Museum in Charlestown.
Living survivors, relatives of victims, members of public life and the general public were given the opportunity to pay their respects and lay wreaths at the memorial site displaying the names of the over 200 souls lost on August 1st, 1970.
On the aforementioned date the MV Christena, a government-operated passenger ferry sank while making the journey from St. Kitts to its sister island, Nevis.
The vessel which had a maximum capacity of at the time of the tragic incident. Only 91 people survived.
The memorial service took place at 4:00 p.m.