The London Italians Who Died
Click the image on the right for a 2-page PDF listing the names of the 241 London Italians who died in the Arandora Star tragedy.
The London Memorial
Click the image on the left for a short article in Rivista magazine about the unveiling of the unveiling of the Arandora Star London Memorial in St Peter's Church. There is a picture of the memorial at the foot of this page.
Maria Serena Balestracci
Many of the photographs in the presentation above are reproduced from Maria Serena Balestracci's book, Arandora Star - Dall'oblio alla memoria - From Oblivion to Memory. Click the image on the right for further details and a link to the publisher's website.
The remarkable photograph of the wreck in the presentation above is reproduced by kind permission of Anna Chiappa, Keyhart Productions Inc, Ottawa, Canada. Click left for a trailer of the documentary film, SOS Arandora Star, produced by Anna Chiappa and directed with James Blondeau for OMNI Rogers TV Canada.
Click right for further details of Olive Besagni's book, A Better Life, which includes family histories of several victims and survivors of the Arandora Star tragedy, including the families of Victor Menozzi and Domenic Pini, whose voices may be heard in the audio-visual presentation above.
Click left for official documents about the Arandora Star in the UK Government's National Archive.
Click right for films about the Arandora Star on You Tube.
Click left for the Arandora Star page on Wikipedia.
Click right for articles about the Arandora Star tragedy in the History Today archive.