Abraham Morris Berg
Fireman & Trimmer, S.S. Samala
Died 30 Sep 1940
Commemorated on Tower Hill Memorial
Abraham was born in London in 1903. Research is ongoing to found more about his family. His records show that his home address was 5 Wicker Street, E.1.
He was onboard the S.S. Samala, a cargo steamer, owned by Elders & Fyffes Ltd. The ship was en route from Kingston, Jamaica to Garston, Liverpool carrying 1,500 tons of bananas. She was in the mid-Atlantic when she was torpedoed by U-boat U-37 and sank killing all the 65 crew.