L. Liwchutz

Greaser, M.V. Athene
Died 10 Jun 1942
Commemorated at Tower Hill Memorial
Age unknown

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