James Mitchell Gillison, RCNR
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|1 Jan 1945|| ||T/Lt.Cdr.|
Warship Commands listed for James Mitchell Gillison, RCNR
|HMCS Kamloops (K 176)||T/Lt.||Corvette||17 Mar 1941||31 Oct 1941|
|HMCS Fennel (K 194)||T/Lt.||Corvette||1 Nov 1941||26 May 1942|
|HMCS Timmins (K 223)||T/Lt.||Corvette||31 Aug 1942||11 Jan 1943|
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21 Nov 1942
HMCS Timmins (T/A/Lt.Cdr. J.M. Gillison, RCNR) and HMCS Minas (T/Lt. W.F. Wood, RCNR) together pick up 60 survivors from the British merchant Empire Sailor that had been torpedoed and sunk by the German submarine U-518 about 200 nautical miles southeast of Sydney, Nova Scotia in position 43°53'N, 55°02'W. However, several survivors had been poisoned by the phosgene gas carried as cargo and twenty of them died at sea or shortly after arriving at Halifax.
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