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Thursday, July 22, 1999 Published at 19:56 GMT 20:56 UK


World: Americas

Farewell at sea: Picture gallery



Kennedy Tragedy
The ashes of John F Kennedy Junior, his wife, Carolyn, and sister-in-law, Lauren Bessette, have been scattered over the sea off Massachusetts. The ceremony took place on a US navy ship, with members of both families on board.


[ image: The Kennedy and Bassette families about to board the USS Briscoe from the USS Coast Guard cutter Sanibel]
The Kennedy and Bassette families about to board the USS Briscoe from the USS Coast Guard cutter Sanibel


[ image: Family affair: Members of the Kennedy and Bassette families on board the Sanibel as they make their way to the USS Briscoe]
Family affair: Members of the Kennedy and Bassette families on board the Sanibel as they make their way to the USS Briscoe


[ image: USS Briscoe awaits the arrival of the mourners for the farewell burial at sea, off Martha's Vineyard, Massachusetts]
USS Briscoe awaits the arrival of the mourners for the farewell burial at sea, off Martha's Vineyard, Massachusetts


[ image: Wreaths are carried on to the USS Sanibel by coastguards]
Wreaths are carried on to the USS Sanibel by coastguards


[ image: Greg Sheaffer of Hanover, Pennsylvania, prays in front of a shrine he has made in Martha's Vineyard]
Greg Sheaffer of Hanover, Pennsylvania, prays in front of a shrine he has made in Martha's Vineyard








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