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Prof. Raymond Agius
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Ġużeppi Ruġġier

by:  Prof. Raymond Agius      Date:  13th March 2015


Description:  This lecture focused on Ġużeppi Ruġġier whose name is linked with the tragedy of the shipwreck of the vessel 'The Royal Charter" back in 1859.  Said vessel was caught in a terrible storm and was shipwrecked on the coast of Anglesey.  Ruġġier showed great courage when he swam from the ship to the shore with a rope and saved life of thirty nine persons on board.  



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