David Martin Nilsson
Merchant Marine. American
Roster information listed for David Martin Nilsson
|Ship||Type||Rank / role||Attacked on||Boat|
|Sebastian Cermeno||Steam merchant||Master||27 Jun 1943||U-511|
Personal informationDavid Martin Nilsson from Oakland, CA, took over the command of another Liberty ship, the Jean Nicolet, which was sunk by the Japanese submarine I-8 (Ariizumi) in the Indian Ocean on 2 Jul, 1944. The most of the survivors from the ship were massacred by the Japanese crew and the master was taken prisoner but did not survive the captivity on Java.
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