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A Royal Canadian Navy Historical Project

 

In memory of those who have Crossed the Bar

 

Daniel B. Nickel

 

Chief Petty Officer 1st Class, Engine Room Artificer, RCN / C.A.F.

 

Died: 05 Jan 2020

 

NICKEL, Daniel B. - With great sadness we announce the death of Dan after a short but bravely fought illness on January 5, 2020. He was in his 86th year. Dan is survived by his wife, Dianne, his son David (Ros) of Campbell River, grandson Derek Nickel (Maddie) of Nanaimo, B.C., great-granddaughter, Lily of Nanaimo, grandson Colin Nickel of Nanaimo, brother-in-law Derek Hamlet of Victoria, sister Esther Larocque of Dryden, Ontario. He is also survived by his very good friend, Gerry True. Dan was a CPO1 in the RCN from 1951 to 1979 and an employee at HMC Dockyard from 1979-1993. Dan thoroughly enjoyed his cottage on Lake Cowichan for 35 years and also constructing and flying his radio controlled planes with the "boys" at Mt. Sicker. No service by request (Victoria Times Colonist 18 Jan 2020)

 

Ships served in:

HMCS MALAHAT

HMCS SIOUX

HMCS CAYUGA

HMCS ONTARIO

HMCS FORTUNE

HMCS CRESCENT

HMCS ASSINIBOINE

HMCS STETTLER

HMCS OTTAWA

HMCS NEW GLASGOW

HMCS MACKENZIE

HMCS CHAUDIERE

HMCS COLUMBIA

HMCS PROVIDER

 

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