Commemorates the loss of the Donaldson Atlantic liner S.S. Athenia, torpedoed by U-30 on September 3, 1939, in the first U-boat attack of World War II. The S.S. Athenia, a 13,465 ton passenger liner was carrying 1,103 civilians. Of the Athenia's passengers and crew 112 were killed (93 of them passengers).
Approval Date: 1941-04-29
CGNDB ID: LABOY