Message from Joan who wrote this comment a few minutes ago.
Thank you so much for doing all this work of the Athabaskan, my dad was a stoker on the Athabaskan on that fatal morning, his name was Moyle H Croft. also a very heart felt thanks to the people who put together all the information into the Unlucky Lady book, I treasure that book. I still miss my dad.
Here is a picture of my dad
Moyle Haliburton Croft
Born: 3 July 1912
Place: at First South
Married: 27 September 1939
Place: Rose Bay, Trinity United Church
Rank: Able Seaman, Official Number A-4958, R.C.N.R.
On the CVWM Site
In memory of Able Seaman
MOYLE HALIBURTON CROFT
who died on April 29, 1944
- Service Number: A/4958
- Age: 31
- Force: Navy
- Unit: Royal Canadian Navy Reserve
- Division: H.M.C.S. Athabaskan