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War Jackdaw

Names and owners




1918 War Jackdaw British Government
1919 Tartar Prince Furness Withy & Co. Ltd.
1922 Tartar Prince Peareth S.S. Co. Ltd.
1933 Fostat Soc. Misr de Navigation Maritime
1939 Star of Luxor Alexandria Nav. Co. Ltd.


The steamship Star of Luxor was torpedoed and sunk by the German submarine U-130 (Ernst Kals) in the North Atlantic, on December 10th, 1941. The ship was on a voyage from Philadelphia to Liverpool with general cargo. Four crewmen were lost.

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