1942Gloucester seaman Stanley M. Viator perished while rescuing people trapped inside the Cocoanut Grove fire.Events & Anniversaries, Fires

Gloucester Daily Times. “477 Perish In Fire That Swept Boston ‘Night Spot’; Joke of Prankster Is Believed Cause.” November 30, 1942. https://sawyer.advantage-preservation.com/
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Cocoanut Grove was a nightclub in Boston that caught fire and resulted in the death of 492 people.

Gloucester Daily Times. "477 Perish In Fire That Swept Boston 'Night Spot'; Joke of Prankster Is Believed Cause." November 30, 1942. https://sawyer.advantage-preservation.com/
Gloucester Daily Times. "Full Honors for Victim of Hub Disaster." December 4, 1942. https://sawyer.advantage-preservation.com/
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