Angus Dacres Nicholl

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Rear-Admiral Angus Dacres Nicholl, C.B., C.B.E., D.S.O., Royal Navy (17 November, 1896 – 12 April, 1977) was an officer of the Royal Navy.

Nicholl joined the navy as part of a special emergency term taken into the Training Establishment in September 1914.

At the Battle of Jutland he was a midshipman in charge of a 13.5-inch gun magazine handing room in H.M.S. Marlborough. In 1966 he was one of the six British veterans of the Battle of Jutland to be present at a meeting of British and German warships at the site of the Battle.


  • "Rear-Admiral A. D. Nicholl" (Obituaries). The Times. Saturday, 16 April, 1977. Issue 59979, col F, pg. 14.

Service Record

Naval Appointments
Preceded by
Basil A. Taylor
Captain of H.M.S. Torrid
3 Jan, 1930
Succeeded by
Charles T. M. Pizey
Preceded by
Ralph B. Gossage
Captain of H.M.S. Vidette
18 Dec, 1930[1]
Succeeded by
James G. W. Deneys
Preceded by
Gerald D. Yates
Captain of H.M.S. Penelope
Apr, 1941[2] – Apr, 1942[3]
Succeeded by
George D. Belben


  1. The Navy List. (February, 1929). p. 282.
  2. Mackie, Colin. ROYAL NAVY WARSHIPS.
  3. Mackie, Colin. ROYAL NAVY WARSHIPS.