The Loss of the Ocean Ranger

Display Date: 
February 8, 2022- June 19, 2022
Outside Level 4 Entrance to the Museum

Over the night of February 14, 1982, a terrible North Atlantic storm initiated a chain of events that led to the sinking of the Ocean Ranger. This year marks the 40th anniversary of the tragic loss of 84 lives, including 56 people from this province. With archival images and documents, and museum artifacts connected to the disaster, this display commemorates the event and its aftermath. This pop-up exhibit is free and is located at the entrance to the Level 4 Museum Gallery