George Jamieson
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How shift change meant crewman avoided Princess Victoria ferry disaster

A crewman who avoided the Princess Victoria ferry disaster through a twist of fate has told his story for the first time.

A total of 133 people died when the vessel sank in the Irish sea between Stranraer and Larne in January 1953.

George Jamieson, 87, had been due to be on board - but changed his shift because one of his children was ill.