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Regatta tragedy in 1884

The annual St. John's Regatta is just around the corner.
And for many - it's one of the biggest celebrations of the summer.
But on Monday people gathered to remember a Regatta tragedy.
Few of us know the story...but three young rowers from Torbay drowned at the annual event back in 1884.
Bob Codner is Mayor of Torbay. He's written about the incident in his book "The History of Torbay" - published in 1996. He speaks with host Tony Dawson.
 
 
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