(See "SS Athenia, First Casualty of the U-Boat War on the 3rd. of September 1939")
Thanks so much for your web site. By chance do you have the list of "survivors" on the Athenia at time of sinking? The mother of a very good friend of mine was traveling on the ship with a group from her school at the time of the sinking. Her name...Julia Wotten Scott.
Greatly appreciate your efforts.
Dorothy from Kansas
My only list from the Athenia sinking is one listing the crew members who died that fateful day. But over the years, one of my correspondents, Gayle may be able to help us, and I have mailed her to find out if she has your friend listed, and will get back to you when I have a response.
Thanks for your kind words about AHOY.
Here is the response from Gayle about Julia W Scott.
With the seasons greetings from Ausralia,
good to hear from you, and sorry it has taken so long for me to get back to you. I find Julia W. Scott listed as a tourist passenger on Friday, 1st September, 1939. There are also listed a Mr. H. J. Scott, and a Mrs. Scott. On my list of Civilian dead, the only Scott that appears is Mary Scott, age 31.
Hope this helps--perhaps ?billy macgee could be of more help?
Cheers, Gayle Nee
Many thanks to you and Gayle for your follow through on our Athenia request. Appreciate your greetings and the very same to you from Kansas and my friend in Reno, Nevada, USA.
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