The Strange Story of a Carndonagh, Ireland, Grave

Posted by admin on Jul 7, 2010

To a passer by it looks like any other gravestone, it’s slightly weathered and has a cross running alongside it.

But, as last week marked the 70th anniversary of the Arandora Star’s sinking one Carndonagh man reveals why this gravestone has a special place in hearts of Carndonagh people.

Because in it, lies one Italian man who was killed when the Arandora Star – once a popular British cruise ship in the 1930s – was torpedoed while transporting German and Italian prisoners to Canada, back in 1940.

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