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The Loss of the SS Calvados 1913

On 1st March 1913, whilst crossing the Sea of Marmara in  a blizzard, the SS Calvados floundered and sank.  Reports filtering back to England suggested that the ship hit a reef  off the Island off St Andre and sunk quickly. The Calvados was carrying 200 passengers  and 14 crew and initial reports, suggested that all […]