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Veterans mark National Merchant Navy Day
10:00am Friday 6th September 2013 in News
VETERANS and cadets filled the streets of Harwich to mark National Merchant Navy Day.
The annual event held on Sunday saw a wreath laying ceremony at the Merchant Navy memorial on Harwich Quay.
It was followed by a church service, conducted by Rev Peter Mann at St Nicholas Church.
There were also eight standards from various different organisations including the Royal British Legion and a contingent from Trinity House and Sea Cadets.
The wreath was laid by Kate Wilson, secretary and president of the Merchant Navy Association for Harwich and John Rutson-Kemp president of the Royal Air Force Association.