Ret. Capt. Robert G. Nicol, SC, USN

88, passed away on August 22, 2017. Capt. Nicol retired after 29 years of active service while serving as force supply officer, Commander Submarine Force, U.S. Atlantic Fleet, Norfolk, Virginia. He enlisted in the U.S. Naval Reserve in 1945, and in June 1949 he was commissioned an ensign in the Supply Corps. He received his bachelor’s degree from the University of California and his master’s degree from George Washington University. Duty assignments included: USS Skagit (AKA 105); USS A. C. Cockrell (DE 366); supply officer, Air Transport Squadron FIVE, Naval Air Station, Moffett Field, California; Naval Supply Center, Pearl Harbor, Hawaii; Ordnance Supply Office, Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania; USS Coontz (DLG 9); San Francisco Bay Shipyard, Vallejo, California; Naval Material Command, Washington, District of Columbia; and executive officer, Naval Supply Center, Charleston, South Carolina.

November/December 2017