Greaser, M.V. Athene
Died 10 Jun 1942
Commemorated at Tower Hill Memorial
Little is known about this sailor to date. His records give no age or next of kin apart from c/o Jewish Sailors Welfare Fund in Haifa, Israel.
He 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 deck boy Harry Bucheimer who has a page on the website. Bucheimer, Harry | Remembering the Jews of WW2