Arandora Star

DescriptionOn 2 July 1940 the passenger liner, which was being used to transport German and Italian POWs and internees, was sunk by U-47 commanded by Günther Prien. Of 1,673 people aboard, over 800 were killed.
Year1940
Nationaliy of ShipGreat Britain
Lives Lost800
Ship UseMilitary
Peacetime or WartimeWartime
WarWorld War Two
Link to Wikipedia (Shipwreck / Event / Region)http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/SS_Arandora_Star