Truxtun-Pollux 70th anniversary

Cynthia Farrell
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Representatives of the United States government and survivor Lanier Phillips joined St. Lawrence and Lawn residents Saturday to remember the Truxtun-Pollux wartime naval disaster.

Lanier Philips, right, and rescuer Levi Pike chat while standing above the cliffs of Chambers Cove.

Rescuer Levi Pike of St. Lawrence (left) chats with survivor Lanier Philips, right, standing above the cliffs of Chambers Cove while others attending the ceremony look on. The Southern Gazette will provide a detailed story and more pictures in next week's issue.

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  • Vincent Shaun
    March 13, 2012 - 15:00

    Lanier Phillips passed away. There should be a bronze statue of him placed in St. Lawrence Newfoundland and Labrador Canada. There is a play about him, he is a great man and he made a difference in the world.....We perhaps need more like him. I wish I could have met him. :(