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The Avila Star (1927) in the Royal Victoria Dock.

The Avila Star (1927) in the Royal Victoria Dock.
The Avila Star (1927) in the Royal Victoria Dock.
© National Maritime Museum, London
Repro ID: N30942
Description: The Blue Star Line's cargo and passenger liner 'Avila Star' (12, 872 GRT) in the Royal Victoria Dock in July 1931. She was one of the line's 'luxury five', offering high-quality passenger accommodation for the voyage between London and Argentina. In July 1942, she was sunk near the Azores by the U-201.
Creator: Unknown
Date: July 1931
Credit line: National Maritime Museum, London
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