World War 2: Eighty Years After The Sinking Of A Ship Full Of Child Evacuees

PortandTerminal.com, September 17, 2020 On 17 September 1940, a German U-boat sank the City of Benares. Eighty-one children were killed. HALIFAX, NOVA SCOTIA – Eighty years ago today, The City of Benares, aka the ‘Children’s Ship’, was carrying children fleeing Second World War Britain when it was torpedoed on September 17, 1940. This is their story. … Continue reading World War 2: Eighty Years After The Sinking Of A Ship Full Of Child Evacuees