For Posterity's Sake
A Royal Canadian Navy Historical Project
They made the Ultimate Sacrifice
MacDONALD, Duncan Alexander, AB, V52782, RCNVR, killed - 22 Aug 1944, HMS NABOB - son of Frederick A. MacDonald and Maude A. MacDonald, of Dalhousie, NB.
AB MacDonald died when his ship, HMS NABOB, was hit by a torpedo from U-354 which resulted in the loss of 21 of NABOB'S crew. NABOB made it back to port but was never repaired. She was later paid off and sold for scrap.
AB MacDonald is buried in the Douglas Bank Cemetery, Dunfermline, Fife, Scotland.
Ships served in:
(DM01) Certificate of Service
(DM02) Naval Training and Active Service record
(DM03-DM04) Service Summary
(DM05) Report of Death
(DM06) Letter to AB MacDonald's mother informing her of the details of the torpedoing of HMS Nabob and the death of her son.