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Fact #120


Short story:

During a successful UK tour, most of the members of The Southern Syncopated Orchestra, a jazz ensemble from the USA, are sailing on the SS Rowan from Glasgow, Scotland, to Derry, Ireland. Eight members of the band are killed when the ship is struck by two others in a collision. Survivors include Sidney Bechet, Evelyn Dove and Cyril Blake.