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Ivan Excell was the son of Francis Excell and Harriet Jane Excell (nee Teape) of Dunedin, New Zealand.
MV Zealandic was torpedoed and sunk by German submarine U106 (Commanded by Oesten) in the Atlantic north west of Rockall in position 58.20 north 20.43 west. The ship was sailing independently on a voyage from Liverpool to Brisbane via the Panama Canal with 6 passengers and general cargo. The Master (Captain Frederick L. Ogilvin), crew of 64, two gunners and passengers were all lost. AWMM
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Just looking at the site, my grandfather was also on the MV Zealandic. Walter J McCullough
My family also from Dunedin.
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