s.s. 'Argentina Star' of Blue Star Line
Built 1947 Cammell Laird Co. Ltd. Birkenhead.
Steam turbines 16 knots.
One of 4 sisters (Brasil Star 1947, Uruguay Star 1948 and Paraguay Star 1948).
Used on Blue Star's UK-Brazil-Uruguay-Argentina liner service. Large refrigerated space and pass
I recently came across the archives of Mr Les Harris, of Newhaven, who has a huge collection of pix from Newhaven's 'golden years' when the port was buzzing. I'm scanning them all and will post some, starting with some Blue Star vessels, all of which were regulars. Here's Argentina Star being towed