"THE GREATEST RESCUE OPERATION BY A SINGLE SHIP

IN THE HISTORY OF MANKIND"

 S.S. MEREDITH VICTORY

 

Brother Marinus and crew of Meredith Victory

Undated photo of Brother Marinus and crew of the Meredith Victory.

 (Courtesy of J. Robert Lunney and Philip LaRue's [nephew of Brother Marinus] wife, Barbara LaRue.)

Guinness World Records Letter

Guinness World Records Certificate

Copy of letter dated October 4, 2004, from Guinness World Records addressed to J. Robert Lunney stating that the Meredith Victory has been successful in setting a new Guinness World Record under the category of "Greatest Rescue Operation by a Single Ship."

Copy of the Certificate. 

(Both items courtesy of J. Robert Lunney.)

ARTICLES APPEARING IN DECEMBER 2004 MAGAZINES

An article about the Meredith Victory and St. Paul's Abbey was printed in the December 2004 issue of the "Reader's Digest."  It was in a section of four "reasons to believe," entitled "Real People, Real Miracles."  One of the four "reasons" is on the Meredith Victory, entitled "Ship of Miracles" by Jennifer Goldblatt (adapted from "The New York Times").

An article about the Meredith Victory also appeared in the December 2004 issue of the "St. Anthony Messenger."  (www.AmericanCatholic.org.)  The article is entitled "A Christmas Miracle.  Could 14,000 Korean refugees be saved?" by Phyllis Zagano.

 

 

 

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