Athenia: Is this the wreck of the first British ship torpedoed in WW2?

Athenia: Is this the wreck of the first British ship torpedoed in WW2?

SonarImage copyright GSIImage caption The sonar contact matches the dimensions of the Athenia in all details

The remains of the first British ship to be sunk in WW2 appear to have been identified on the Atlantic seabed.

Shipwreck-hunter David Mearns says sonar data shows the transatlantic passenger liner Athenia to be lying 200m down on Rockall Bank, off Ireland.

A German submarine torpedoed the…

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