Crew list of Ships hit by U-boats

David Martin Nilsson

Merchant Marine. American

Died   1944

Roster information listed for David Martin Nilsson

ShipTypeRank / roleAttacked onBoat
Sebastian CermenoSteam merchantMaster27 Jun 1943U-511

Personal information

David 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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