Athenia Resources

I recommend that you look at the pages of the website in the order they are presented in the table below. First take a look at the History page to learn about Athenia before her loss, and on return go to the Introduction page. From there, each page carries a link to the next in sequence at the bottom of the page or you can go to any page directly from the menu.


Subject Content
History This link takes you to a page on the Benjidog Ship Histories website which has details of Athenia and her service life before she was lost
Introduction Background information about why this website was created
First Five Days The first five days after the loss of Athenia from contemporary sources
The Aftermath Further contemporary reports and emerging casualty information
First Hand Accounts Accounts from the crew and survivors in their own words
Preparations for Nuremberg Background, preparations and lead up to the Nuremberg Trials of major war criminals
The Truth at Last The truth behind the loss of Athenia as it emerged at the Nuremberg Trials
Remembering those lost Casualty Lists, Memorials and Memorabilia