Michael Walsh

Michael Walsh is a video producer with over 35 years of experience in producing programs that have won Aegis, Telly, Golden Slate and IFCA awards. He became involved with the Rohna story when his step-father took him to a Rohna Reunion in 2001. His interest in the story led him to writing two books, Rohna Memories I and Rohna Memories II, about the sinking of the HMT Rohna. Walsh has interviewed and filmed over 60 survivors, rescuers, experts and relatives of serviceman who were aboard the Rohna on the day of the attack. He’s a historian; researching original materials, letters and the formerly classified Rohna documents preserved at the National Archives. Walsh has a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree from the University of Rhode Island and a Master of Science degree from Rhode Island College.