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02/07/1940 The SS Arandora Star sinks with the loss of over 800 lives

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Arandora Star Survivors

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Arandora Star - Servizio BBC

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ARANDORA STAR 800 DIED AT SEA 1940

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SS Arandora Star was a British passenger ship of the Blue Star Line. She was built in 1927 as an ocean liner and refrigerated cargo ship, converted in 1929 into a cruise ship and requisitioned as a troop ship in the Second World War. In 1940 she was sunk in controversial circumstances by a German U-boat with a large loss of life, 865.