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  1. Dunedin Star (I)

    Dunedin Star (I)

    Dunedin Star(I) Built: 1936 Cammell Laird, Birkenhead Tonnage: 11,168grt Owners: Blue Star Line Fate: Wrecked off Cape Frio, S.W.Africa on 29.11.1942, after striking object. The epic story of the rescue of passengers and crew is well-told in the book 'Skeleton Coast', by John Marsh and Lyman Anson,
  2. Dunedin Star (I)

    Dunedin Star (I)

    Classic Basil Feilden shot of 'Dunedin Star' taken c.1937. Dunedin Star(I) Built: 1936 Cammell Laird, Birkenhead Tonnage: 11,168grt Owners: Blue Star Line Fate: Wrecked off Cape Frio, S.W.Africa on 29.11.1942, after striking object. The epic story of the rescue of passengers and crew is well-told in
  3. Awatea

    Awatea

    Not sure where this pic of Awatea was taken. Awatea Built: Vickers-Armstrong, Barrow Tonnage: 13,482grt Owners: Union SSCo of NZ 1942: Bombed and sunk by a/c off Bougie breakwater, 11 November, 1942.
  4. Zealand

    Zealand

    From a bundle of postcards bought at a second-hand shop in Auckland--taken mainly in Hamburg. Zealand Built: 1936 Barclay Curle, Whiteinch Tonnage: 1,433grt Owners: Currie Line, Leith 1942: June 28: Torpedoed and sunk by U97.
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