Lancastria a bigger disaster than Titanic and Lusitania put together


Dec 2, 2000
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From The Navy News:

Fort Rosalie pays her respects to wartime tragedy
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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.
More at http://www.navynews.co.uk/news/842-fort-rosalie-pays-her-respects-to-wartime-tragedy.aspx
 

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