Two Irish Merchant Navy Men Go Down With Ship Bermuda 1942

#OnThisDay 1942 Thomas FitzGerald, a 17 y/o Assistant Cook from Kilkenny & Sailor Robert Rankin, 21, from Dublin perished along with all 49 crew of the Merchant Navy ship SS Empire Prairie when it was sank by the German sub U-654 (in pic) a few miles off of Bermuda.


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