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John McConnell Nicol

Merchant Navy. British

Born  21 Jul 1915Bothwell, Scotland
Died  7 Dec 1980(65)Durham, England

Roster information listed for John McConnell Nicol

ShipTypeRank / roleAttacked onBoat
Cape of Good HopeMotor merchantSecond Engineer Officer11 May 1942U-502 (1)

Personal information

John McConnell Nicol survived the sinking of Cape of Good Hope in the lifeboat in charge of the chief officer, which made landfall in the Dominican Republic. John was from Dewshill Cottages, Salsburgh, Shotts, Scotland. His brother James Steward Nicol (born 4 Jan 1921 in Bothwell, died 21 Oct 1998 in Shotts) also served in the Merchant Navy.


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