"Athelknight Survivors"

List of the 23 Survivors (All British Subjects) From the British M/V Athelknight, Official No 161143, of Liverpool, who embarked at St Kitts, British West Indian. On Cuban S/S Libertad, and transferred at San Juan P. R., on July 22nd. To a U.S. Naval Transport for conveyance to a port on the East of the U.S.

Captains Lifeboat


1. H. Roberts Master
2. D. Crook 2nd Mate
3. P. Watson 2nd Eng (Sen)
4. G. Bates 2nd Eng (Jun)
5. J. Walsh 4th Eng (Jun)
6. E. B. Boniface Chief Steward
7. E. Mills  Radio Op (3rd)
8. J. R. Nicholson  App
9. K. Taylor App
10. G. Steenson Bosun
11. D. Buckley A. B.
12. R. Aspinal A. B.
13. A. Hughes A. B.
14. W. Dumphy A. B.
15. J. Smith Donkey
16. Corcoren Fireman
17. E. John Fireman
18. D. Sonior  Cabin Boy
19. B. Millet 2nd Cook
20. E. Taylor Mess Stwd
21. G. Hebenton Naval Gun
22. S. Oliver  Army
23. H. Parry Army


British Consulate

San Juan, P. R.

23rd July, 1942.



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