This day 81 years ago – 3 September 1939 – between Tory Island, Co Donegal, and Rockall in the Atlantic Ocean, the SS Athenia was sunk, the first attack on a British ship by Nazi Germany.
430 of its survivors were rescued and brought to Galway by the Knute Nelson. pic.twitter.com/wOaAuicERs
— This Day in Irish History (@ThisDayIrish) September 3, 2020
You’re not OK, Hun.