One of the many tragic events of the Second World War will be commemorated this weekend, marking 75 years since the Charybdis and Limbourne both sank.
504 lives were lost in total while 107 men were rescued, after the boats were hit with torpedoes on 23 October 1943.
The anniversary of the loss of the two ships is being marked this weekend, 28 to 30 September, with a number of events planned.
They include a visit by the Royal Navy, a service of remembrance at sea, a football game between a Navy side and a Guernsey 11, a remembrance parade and service and a concert of remembrance.
Due to the poor weather forecast, some aspects of the weekend have had to be amended, including the cancellation of a visit by HMS Ranger and Dasher. Otherwise the events are as scheduled:
Pictured: Guernsey Museums's display at Castle Cornet on the Charybdis and Limbourne.
For those wanting to find out more about the Charybdis and Limbourne, there is a display in the maritime museum at Castle Cornet. That will be closing in November before refurbishment works and a new museum exhibition is installed.
Pictured top: An image of the Charybdis from a report of its sinking.
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