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A Royal Canadian Navy Historical Project


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Mitchell Allison Olsen


Chief Petty Officer 2ndClass, Engine Room Artificer, RCN


Born: 1927, Burlington, Ontario


Died: 15 Oct 1999, Liverpool, Nova Scotia


OLSEN, Mitchell Allison - was born in Burlington, Ontario. He served in the Royal Canadian Navy and served in Submarines. He served in HMS Ambush and was Commissioning Crew of HMCS Ojibwa. He was an ERA. After he retired from the RCN he had an accident which left him paralyzed and confined to a wheelchair. He passed away in Liverpool, N.S. on 15 October 1999 and is buried in Trinity Anglican Cemetery on Bog Road, Liverpool, N.S. At the time of his passing he was survived by his wife Hildred and son Duane.


Ships served in:

HMS/m AMBUSH - Served in Ambush while she was in Singapore

HMCS OJIBWA - Commissioning crew as a CPO



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