Series 40 - Canada/Newfoundland Royal Commission on the Ocean Ranger Marine Disaster

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UTA 1791-40

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Canada/Newfoundland Royal Commission on the Ocean Ranger Marine Disaster

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  • 1982-[199-] (Creation)

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1.56 m of textual records and publications

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(1909-1993)

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When the Ocean Ranger oil rig tipped over in the Atlantic on 15 April, 1982, it set in motion an inquiry which involved two royal commissions, one federal and the other provincial (Newfoundland) which, due to a public outcry, were forced to amalgamate. David Grenville, secretary of the Commission, drew on advice from Dr. Solandt for the second volume of the report, which addressed safety on the oil rigs. An important part of this exercise was the convening of a conference in St. John

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For a detailed listing of this series, see Appendix 40 in Finding Aid Inventory.

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