James Mitchell Gillison, RCNR

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??? T/A/Lt.Cdr.
1 Jan 1945 T/Lt.Cdr.


Warship Commands listed for James Mitchell Gillison, RCNR

HMCS Kamloops (K 176)T/Lt.Corvette17 Mar 194131 Oct 1941
HMCS Fennel (K 194)T/Lt.Corvette1 Nov 194126 May 1942
HMCS Timmins (K 223)T/Lt.Corvette31 Aug 194211 Jan 1943

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Corvette HMCS Timmins (K 223)

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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