Joseph Power (fireman) died in one of the three life rafts after sinking of in April 1941 of the SS Beaverdale
September 06, 2010
I came across a letter on your web page concerning the post war career of the Captain of U48 (Herbert Schultze)
It would appear that the Captain actually died in the district of Hereford, clearly some distance from London.
As below :-
As this is the only Herbert Schultz to have died in this year + or - 2 years, I believe it may be safe to say that this is one and the same.
My interest in this matter being that in April 1941 the SS Beaverdale was sunk by U48 in the North Atlantic. My
In a twist of fate I am told, Jospeh Power being only young had previously jumped ship at Avonmouth with some
Should I continue with my search and locate documents and photographs, then if you wish I will forward these
Thank you, yes if you unearth any further details, I would be interested to see them.
Here is your Uncle's Certificate from the Commonwealth War Graves Commission Site:
S.S. Beaverdale (London), Merchant Navy who died age 22 on 01 April 1941
Commemorated in perpetuity by