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Legendary yacht to sell for £21m

Superyacht Christina O, formerly owned by shipping tycoon Aristotle Onassis, which has been put up for sale at £21m.

Built in 1943, the Christina O – once a Canadian anti-submarine frigate called HMCS Stormont – was bought by Onassis in 1954.

After renovations, he hosted star-studded parties on board during the late 1950s.

Guests included John F Kennedy, Winston Churchill, Frank Sinatra, Marilyn Monroe, Elizabeth Taylor, Richard Burton and John Wayne.

In 1956 movie star Grace Kelly and Monaco's Prince Rainier held their wedding reception on the yacht.

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