1938 completed by Burmeister & Wain, Copenhagen
for Union Cold Storage Company Ltd., Blue Star Line managers
8.300GRT, 9.700tdw, oil engine 2SA 6Cy. Burmeister + Wain
2 sister ships: CANADIAN STAR, COLUMBIA STAR (1939)
1943 torpedoed and sunk by German U.515 when N.W. of the A
1950 completed by John Brown + Co. Ltd., Clydebank
for Blue Star Line Ltd, London
12.964GRT, 14.078tdw, 14.700bhp 2 oil engines 2SA 6Cy. Doxford, twin screws,16.5kn
1975 broken up Masan, S.Korea
1950 completed by Fairfield Shipbuilding + Engineering Co. Ltd., Glasgow
for Scottish Star Ltd., London (Managers Blue Star Line)
10.174GRT, 12.540tdw, 11.600bhp 2 oil engines 2SA 5Cy. Doxford driving twin screws, 15.5kn
Sister ship: ENGLISH STAR
1967 trapped in the Grea
Saxon Star, photographed at Southampton on the 26 July 1984.
With the formation of BHLR ( Blue Star, Houlder, Lamport & Holt, Royal Mail) container service to South America, Blue Star had not the tonnage of it's own to put on the service. This vessel was chartered to fill the gap. She was later ch
Photograph from Imperial War Display at Duxford, relating to Polish Airmen and their part in the Battle of Britain.
Arandora Star photographed in June 1940 evacuating Polish aircrew from France; the caption says almost 2000 aircrew men saved.
At the onset of World War II, the Arandora Star was refi