Hello, I am looking for information on an Eric Percy Akers. I am not related to this line, but he was aboard the S.S. Lady Hawkins when it was sunk on January 19, 1942 by U-66. My great-grandfather was also on the vessel and perished in the attack.
According to the passenger and crew list that I have, Eric was an Ordinary Seaman from England, and he was twenty years old when he died aboard the Lady Hawkins.
I am writing a book about the Lady Hawkins, and I would like to learn what I could about the crew and passengers who were onboard; both those that were lost, and the survivors.
I am having a difficult time locating any info about those who were aboard, so if anyone out there has any information about this person, any other passengers or crew members, or the ship itself that they would be willing to share with me for the purpose of my book, I would greatly appreciate it. I will of course, credit the people in the book, who submit any of their info to me.