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Ernest Isai Nuten Joval

Merchant Navy. Dutch

Born  26 Aug 1909Indigoveld, Para, Suriname
Died  5 Nov 1959(50)Horta, Faial, Azores

Photo courtesy of Imro Joval

Roster information listed for Ernest Isai Nuten Joval

ShipTypeRank / roleAttacked onBoat
BennekomSteam merchantFireman31 Oct 1941U-96
BreedijkSteam merchantFireman15 Sep 1942U-68 (1)

Personal information

Next of kin: A.P. van Oostom, of Amsterdam

He was picked up by HMS Culver after the sinking of Bennekom, transferred to HMS Lulworth and landed at Bathurst on 20 November 1941. All survivors were taken to Freetown aboard the depot ship HMS Alca and Alderamin and eventually returned to the UK aboard Volendam, arriving in Avonmouth on 21 December 1941.

Ernest Joval was one of the 13 survivors who were rescued by HMS Corinthian after the sinking of Breediijk.


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