William T. Appleby
Merchant Navy. Canadian
Roster information listed for William T. Appleby
|Ship||Type||Rank / role||Attacked on||Boat|
|Nipiwan Park||Motor tanker||Crew member||4 Jan 1945||U-1232 (1)|
He was seriously wounded during the sinking of Nipiwan Park when he was blown onto the half that remained afloat but survived. Moved to Toronto and later became the first superintendent of the TTC subway system when it opened in 1952. Became father of two boys and three grand children.
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