Lancastria a bigger disaster than Titanic and Lusitania put together

Dec 2, 2000
Easley South Carolina
From The Navy News:

Fort Rosalie pays her respects to wartime tragedy

SAILORS from support ship RFA Fort Rosalie paid their respects to the greatest tragedy in British naval history — 70 years to the day that at least 3,500 people lost their lives.

The loss of the troopship Lancastria in June 1940 is regarded as a ‘forgotten disaster’, not least because Churchill ordered a cover-up initially.
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