Srul Svart

Greaser, S.S. Har Zion
Died 31 Aug 1940
Commemorated at Tower Hill Memorial
Age 18


Little is known about Srul to date. Research is ongoing.

He was a greaser on the S.S. Har Zion. The ship left Liverpool at 06.15 hours on 31 August 1940, with 1000 cases of spirit and 120 tons of fertiliser to travel to the USA. The ship was attacked by U-boat, U-38 which fired two torpedoes amidships and ship sank north west of Ireland. The master and thirty five crew were killed.