John Blount Nelson, USN
|Birth details unknown|
|Died||4 Feb 1981|
Retired: Jun 1965
Warship Commands listed for John Blount Nelson, USN
John was promoted to Commander while aboard the Wilson. Records show that he made Captain before retiring from the in June of 1965. He died February 4, 1981 at the age of 63 and is buried in the Houston National Cemetery, Harris County, Texas.
The book Ship of Ghosts covers his ordeal as POW.
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