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Timeline Event:

Dec 19, 1939

HMS Orion intercepts German freighter Arauca off Miami, Florida; the latter puts in to Port Everglades to avoid capture. The U.S. Navy eventually commissions Arauca as refrigerated storeship Saturn (AF-40).

Theater:  Atlantic Theater

Source:  World War II History

Date Added: 2010-11-26

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