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.
Nationaliy of ShipGreat Britain
Lives Lost800
Ship UseMilitary
Peacetime or WartimeWartime
WarWorld War Two
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