Deck Boy, M.V. Athene
Died 10 Jun 1942
Commemorated at Tower Hill Memorial
Little is known about Harry to date, research is ongoing. His records give no age or next of kin apart from c/o Jewish Sailors Welfare Fund in Haifa, Israel.
Harry joined the ship M.V. Athene which left Haifa on 7 June 1942 with 6000 tons benzine heading for Alexandria. On 10 June, the Athene was hit on the port side by a torpedo from U-559 killing 13 crew.
Also killed was Greaser L Liwchutz who also has a page on the website. Liwchutz, L | Remembering the Jews of WW2