list of seabees killed in action

32 USS Wyoming Seaman George W. Sell killed in his hammock when gun shutters accidentally fell on him. 1 October 1956. 27 November 2001. This represented the deadliest day for the Seabees since the Vietnam War. Crewmen were injured when a KC-130F "Hercules" from Marine Aerial Refueler Transport Squadron 252 crashed at Twentynine Palms, California. 5 February 2002. 9 June 1936. Stern wheel steamer USS Marmora Landsman Daniel Crony killed in ordnance accident. 57-41, BUREAU OF NAVIGATION CIRCULAR LETTER NO. Navy Seaman Pablito Pena Briones, Jr died of a non-hostile gunshot wound in Fallujah, Iraq. The pilots were rescued by NAS Fallon Search and Rescue crew later that day. 232 (1877) Working Hours at Navy Yards and Stations, General Order No. Pilot and radio intercept officer killed when F-14 "Tomcat" assigned to Fighter Squadron 101, Naval Air Station Oceana, Virginia, crashed during a flight demonstration at Naval Air Station Joint Reserve Base Willow Grove, Pennsylvania. 21 July 1995. A forklift overturned, trapping the Marine driver underneath. Petty Officer 1st Class Raymond J. Pless died after cardiac arrest; he had complained of chest pains during routine exercise and reported to medical personnel. 21 January 1915. Commissioned in 1968, it set a record test depth of more than 3,000 feet. SU-1 from VS-2B on board USS Saratoga (CV-3) crashed during flight operations, killing Ensign Cleon H. Felton. Armored cruiser No. 17 January 2002. 90 (1869) Uniform Changes, General Order No. [see the enclosed "Report of the Surgeon General for 1919-1921, for statistics on the influenza pandemic. Fireman John Curran and Landsman Edward Coven killed. Screw steamer USS Iris steam accident. Battleship No. 22 March 1933. 25 March 2003. First outbreak in Navy occurred in January 1918 on USS Minneapolis in Philadelphia Navy Yard, subsequently spreading throughout the Navy, particularly during the outbreak of September/October 1918: 4,907 died and 146,446 sick (influenza, bronchitis and all forms of pneumonia included) 1918. All 7 crewmen died when the plane sank a few minutes later. USS Nautilus (SSN-571) collides with USS Essex (CVS-9) during maneuvers off North Carolina. 3 October 1995. During 1925, 213 sailors died from disease, 77 from drowning, 31 in aviation accidents, 132 from injury, and 3 poisonings. Influenza at the United States Naval Hospital, Washington, D.C. 27 June 2002. F/A-18C from USS Abraham Lincoln (CVN-72) crashed off the California coast during a training flight. 16 drowned. 3 died. 20 February 1955. LT Gilbert Johnson was badly burned and subsequently died. 6 December 1965. Three sailors died from exposure in an open whale boat found in Narragansett Bay. 6 March 1998. SGT. Aircraft destroyed. LT. Joel Todd Martinique died and 5 others were injured when a UH-1N "huey" helicopter carrying six personnel impacted the water after taking off from Peleliu (LHA-5). USS John F. Kennedy (CV-67) collides with USS Bordelon (DD-881) near Scotland, six destroyer crewmen injured. [declassified Nov. 1993]. In 1911, 253 sailors were killed in accidents or died from diseases. 7 killed. 29 March 2003. 24 September 1918. 30 October 1972. Engine room fire in radar picket ship USS Searcher (YAGR-4) off Cape May, NJ. C.W. died in a non-combat related vehicle accident in Al Anbar Province, Iraq. 18 January 2002. Five Navy personnel including a Filipino steward killed. Seven people were missing when two T-39N apparently collided midair, south of Pensacola, 1530L hrs., 2 Raytheon pilots, 1 Royal Saudi Air Force, 3 US Navy, 1 USMC. DoD news release indicates that 65 personnel died in aviation mishaps in fiscal year 2001. Suggested additions or corrections with photocopied supporting documentation should be mailed to: Navy Department Library, Naval History and Heritage Command, 805 Kidder Breese Street, Washington Navy Yard DC 20024-3805. 26 February 1918. 259 (1917) Executive Order and Message on Death of Admiral Dewey, General Order No. CH-53E helicopter from Marine Heavy Helicopter Squadron 361, Marine Aircraft Group 16, 3rd Marine Aircraft Wing, crashed near Ar Rutbah, Iraq in a sandstorm in western Iraq while ferrying personnel from 1st Battalion, 3rd Marine Regiment, 3rd Marine Division, III Marine Expeditionary Force; as well as Marine Corps Air Station, Miramar, CA. The submarine had been on a training mission since Monday. Battleship No. 26 June 2006. US Navy. 26 August 1925. One killed. 12 December 1933. This is a selected list of incidents not directly the result of enemy action which resulted in US naval personnel casualties, typically while these personnel were on official duty. 29 April 1862. US Central Command. 21 April 2004. 2 December 1864. Battleship No. Protected cruiser USS Boston Coxswain Vernon D. Dunnell, while serving on the Oregon Naval Militia training ship, seriously injured by premature explosion of a six-pound saluting charge. PFC Kenneth L. Sickels died in a non-combat related incident in Al Anbar Province, Iraq. Submarine Tender USS Fulton explosion in firebox of boiler. 16 May 1931. During a storm in the Atlantic, one officer is swept off the bridge of submarine USS Cutlass (SS-478) and drowned. A Petty Officer 2d Class died while conducting a training dive evolution at Key West, Florida. 10 November 1936. Scott Morrissey, pilot, and Mary Keiming, co-tactical coordinator; and AW1 Charles Colvin, sensor operator. Landing craft sunk after collision Inchon harbor, Korea. Kevin A. Bianchi, LT. Peter Ober, Aviation Structural Mechanic 1st Class Brian P. Gibson, and Aviation Electrician's Mate 3rd Class Samuel Cox . 5 September 1917. Shurcliff, W.A. 2 October 1936. Last seen between Formosa and China on 21 September 1854. LT. Jeffry Daus was picked up from land by local authorities and LCDR. Lance CPL Matthew A. Snyder died from a noncombat-related vehicle accident in Al Anbar province, Iraq. 20 January 1932. 30 October 1990. The incident occurred near the city of Al Kut, Iraq. Seabee chief petty officer collapsed during battalion run and later died at hospital. PFC Francisco A. Martinez Flores, Lance Cpl. 21 March 1864. LCM-6 from USS Trenton (LPD-14) carrying sailors and marines returning from liberty to USS Trenton and USS Guam (LPH-9), capsized after collision with Spanish merchant ship Urlea off Barcelona, Spain. USS Louisville (CA-28) Gunner's Mate 1 class Rollie Jackson Belcher killed while decapping a saluting charge. F/A-18D "Hornet" from Marine All-Weather Fighter Squadron 533 damaged when it departed the runway after a hook-skip at Twentynine Palms, California. He suffered a severe blow to his forehead and never regained consciousness, dying two days later. Chartered schooner Quaker sank in a gale with all aboard. Three crew members were lost at sea. 25 February 1930. 21 killed. 8 August 1952. [See Case of the Somers Mutiny - 1843.]. CAPT John Jantzen received minor injuries. Flight deck explosion on Ranger (CVA-61) kills two crewmen during training operations off San Francisco. Marine Forces Pacific UC-35 crashed at Marine Corps Air Station Miramar, CA. 12 July 1957. Battleship North Dakota (BB-29) Seaman 2 class John Richard Wheatley struck in the head and killed when a 12-inch shell fell off loading tray inside #1 turret. 6 April 1937. 18 February 1998. Jonathan W. Lambert assigned to Headquarters Battalion, 1st Marine Division, died from injuries he suffered when his High-Mobility, Multi-purpose Wheeled Vehicle (HMMWV) rolled over in Iraq. 29 April 2002. Training aircraft ??? 48, USS Canberra CA70 War Damage Report No. P2V Neptune from VX-6 crashed during take-off from Wilkes Station, Antarctica. 5 April 1919. 33 drowned. 19 Feb 2010. 27 August 1803. 21 June 1994. Brig USS Bainbridge capsized in a storm off Cape Hatteras. Arkin, William M. and Handler, Joshua. Lt. Jack C. Richardson and Aviation Chief Machinist's Mate Frank Clarence Glazener died when SU-1 plane struck two high tension wires and crashed near Oceanside, Calif. 8 June 1933. Aviation Metalsmith 1 class Thomas Allen Daniels killed, and Chief Aviation Pilot Garland L. Williams injured, by accidental explosion of a projectile at the Naval Proving Ground, Dahlgren, Virginia. LCDR Edward E. Jack died of a non-combat related incident aboard the USS Bonhomme Richard. Casualties: US Navy and Marine Corps Personnel Killed and Injured in Selected Accidents and Other Incidents Not Directly the Result of Enemy Action. 105 (1869) North & South Pacific Squadrons Combined into Pacific Station, General Order No. 1 March 2002. Submarine USS H-1 went aground off Santa Margarita Island, Calif. 4 drowned. F/A-18 of Marine Fighter Attack Squadron 251 crashed near Cold Springs, Nevada while conducting carrier air wing training from Naval Air Station Fallon, Nevada, in preparation for deployment aboard USS America (CV-66). LT Joseph P. Kennedy, Jr., the older brother of John F. Kennedy, was killed with his co-pilot in a mid-air explosion after taking off from England in a PB4Y from Special Attack Unit One (SAU-1). Seaplane accident at Brest, France, killed Ensigns Arthur L. Boorse and Robert F. Clark. In 1932, 185 sailors died in accidents; 70 in motor vehicles, 23 in flight accidents. He was assigned to Marine Forces Reserve's 6th Motor Transport Battalion, 4th Force Service Support Group. Explosion at the black powder magazine at Navy Yard, Mare Island, Calif., killed Chief Gunner Allan S. MacKenzie. 25 October 1994. 2 vols. 30 July 1978. While operating out of the Naval Air Station, Norfolk, Va., an O2C-2 land plane caught fire and crashed following a gas line rupture, killing Aviation Machinist's Mate 1 class Edward Martin McHugh. He was assigned to Headquarters Battalion, Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center, Twentynine Palms, California. 10 February 2003. 23 USS Mississippi Seaman Joseph J. Henry caught and killed in elevating gear of 8-inch gun turret. Staff SGT Walter F. Cohee III and Staff SGT Dwight J. Morgan killed and five injured. Steam accident in Saratoga (CV-60) during overhaul at Philadelphia injures ten. Four killed. Brian E. Anderson was killed in a non-hostile accident west of An Nasiriyah, Iraq. It was impossible to recover Kiel's body. 30 July 1980. 16 September 1976. 22 June 1967. 28 August 2002. 21 March 2003. Troopship USS Agamemnon (former Kaiser Wilhelm II) coal bunker #16 explosion killed Fireman 3 class Delos Leroy Peay. Destroyers Ammen (DD-527) and Collett (DD-730) collide in a dense fog off Newport Beach, CA. Colonel Michael R. Stahlman died on 5 October 2008 from injuries sustained in a July 31 non-hostile incident in Anbar province, Iraq. 25+ drowned. 24 November 1877. 21 USS Milwaukee grounded and abandoned on Samoa Beach, near Eureka, Calif. No injuries. William W. White of 3rd Amphibious Assault Battalion, 1st Marine Division, was killed in a vehicle accident in Iraq. Tug USS Cherokee foundered off Fenwick Island Lightship in a heavy gale. Note: Data are based on incomplete and sometimes conflicting sources. After an inadvertent firing of a Zuni rocket which struck an A-4 aircraft igniting its JP-5 fuel, other aircraft loaded with bombs and missiles were consumed leading to explosions. 44 USS Cummings. LCDR James Dee and LT Thomas Francis were killed. The crew of the other ejected; pilot LCDR Ronald Wise was killed and radar intercept officer LT William Kane was injured. Nine passengers killed when Navy-contracted Piper "Navajo Chieftain" on a routine shuttle flight from Naval Air Engineering Station Lakehurst, New Jersey, to Naval Air Station Patuxent River, Maryland, crashed in New Jersey. He was assigned to Bridge Company B, 6th Engineer Support Battalion, 4th Force Service Support Group. 18 April 1980. 23 January 1906. 22 July 2003. A combat search and rescue team successfully recovered the pilot and radar intercept officer and took them to a coalition air base. 12 September 2005. Petty Officer 3rd Class Fabricio Moreno, was killed in a single-vehicle accident in Manda Bay, Kenya. 9 May 2003. Airplane accident at Pensacola, Fla., mortally injured Ensign Louis J. Bergen. The mishap occurred at night (1830 PST--Sunset was 1727 PST). Lt. (jg) Dick Rinaldo Downer and Aviation Pilot 1 class John Francis Hogan drowned following crash of Martin PM-2 seaplane off Del Mar, Calif. 29 July 1932. USS S-49 (SS-160) battery explosion at New London, CT. 4 killed, nine injured. 27 March 1850. Commander Frank R. King, Engineman 1 class Floyd Harman, Seaman John V. Mallon, Seaman 2 class Homer Perdue, Ship's Cook 1 class Antino Perfidio, Fireman 2 class George P. Rezab and Fireman 1 class George M. Sowers drowned. Hartell, CEC, took command of the Seabee camp at Quang Tri Combat Base, RVN. Paul Hennes, mission commander; Lts. Ironclad USS Monitor sank off Cape Hatteras. 1 May 1936. 26 January 2005. 40 sailors killed in flight accidents during 1940. 30 May 2006. 18 August 2004. 9 June 1901. Battleship No. Accident occurred at 2:50 p. m. when two Extra 300L aerobatic planes being used by the school to train test pilots crashed as they attempted a formation takeoff. 16 August 1937. USS Concord Gunners Mate 2d class Lee Walter Drake crushed and killed by work bench which was adrift in heavy seas. 18 November 2001. Destroyer No. 13 May 2003. A Navy Mariner PBM, while on a night ASW patrol flight, crashed on Shikoku Island, Japan. Gunboat USS Schurz rammed and sunk by merchant ship Florida while sailing from. 26 March 2003. He was assigned to 2nd Combat Engineer Battalion, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force. Bark USS Fredonia destroyed and sidewheel gunboat Wateree driven ashore by tidal waves at Arica, Peru. 9 Feb 2010. In 1916, 335 sailors died in accidents or from disease. CPL. In a collision near Cape Henry between destroyer escort USS Darby (DE-218) and ore ship Soya-Atlantic, two sailors were killed and several others injured. Approximately 105 lost. Lt. Comdr. LT(jg) Shawn Inman ejected safely from the first aircraft, was treated for minor injuries and released. 1 March 2002. Four personnel were killed. LT George M. Bache drowned, 8 September 1846. 25 New Hampshire pierced port side of Louisiana. 10 May 1997. 6 killed. Oliver Walton Bagby struck in the chest and killed by 12-inch shell splinters during fragmentation experiments at the Naval Proving Ground, Dahlgren, Virginia. 23 June 1812. Commander A. L. Wilderman, CO of USS Plunger (SSN-595), lost overboard in a storm just off San Francisco. He was assigned to the 1st Transportation Support Battalion, 1st Force Service Support Group. 12 March 2004. 2 July 2003. Joel Puchi, who died at the accident scene on the Marine Corps base 35 miles north of San Diego. USS Belknap (DLG-26) collides with USS John F. Kennedy (CV-67) in the Mediterranean. Vietnam War Casualties by Unit of Assignment PAX River, MD. Lieutenant fell out during physical training at Naval Station Great Lakes and later died. Naval Accidents, 1945-1988. A Master Chief Petty Officer was found dead in barracks after morning physical training in Ventura Country, California. 4 July 1916. 12 March 1920. A single-seat F-5E "Tiger II" aircraft from Fighter Squadron Composite (VFC) 13 crashed nine miles south of the Fallon Naval Air Station, Nevada, killing the pilot, LTCDR Anthony Domino. 14 April 2006. 2d Class Fireman Patrick Finan killed. 13 July 1899. 19 December 1910. 24 September 1952. 20 June 1959. Fireman 1 class Thomas W. Gabbitt and Water Tenders William Oscar Milton, John William McCaffrey and James Charles Dalton killed. 2 Appendix, Main Navy Building: Its Construction and Original Occupants, Manual of Information Concerning Employments for the Panama Canal Service, Master File Drawings of German Naval Vessels, Matthew Fontaine Maury: Benefactor of Mankind, Mers-el-Kebir Port Instructions for Merchant Vessels [1942], Midway in Retrospect: The Still Under Appreciated Victory, Midways Operational Lesson: The Need For More Carriers, Military Service Records and Unit Histories, Miscellaneous Actions in the South Pacific, More Bang for the Buck: U.S. Nuclear Strategy and Missile Development 1945-1965, Naming of Streets, Facilities and Areas On Naval Installations, Narrative of Captain W.S. 11 May 1905. While anchored at Cannes, France, a fire in No. Navy SEAL Chief Petty Officer Matthew Bourgeois killed by land mine during training exercise near Kandahar, Afghanistan. A sailor was injured when run over by a VFA-82 F/A-18C Hornet while it was being towed on USS Abraham Lincoln (CVN-72). Lt. (jg)s John Grafton Burgess and Oscar Willis Pate killed when FF-1 plane crashed and burned near Millsap, Tex. There was another explosion on the following day in a boiler room. It is not intended to be a comprehensive list, rather it is intended to identify well known incidents including those involving the sinking of a commissioned ship, and specific accidents involving numerous personnel, though undoubtedly we have missed some of these type of incidents. 9 April 1979. [declassified Nov. 1993]. Thomas McDonald, William Fountain and John Bartlett drowned. 17 December 1976. May 1961. (National . Two Marine Corps F/A-18C "Hornets" of Fighter Attack Squadron 251, flying from USS George Washington (CVN-73) on a patrol of the no-fly zone over southern Iraq, collided about 80 miles east of Kuwait City, Kuwait. Apparently, the Marine had been sleeping with his weapon when it accidentally discharged. Since the outbreak of World War II, 22 Civil Engineer Corps officers and 353 Seabees have been killed in action during wartime. 2 February 1938. Two buildings were blown up by solid fuel used to hurl rockets into orbit in West Virginia. 9 November 1908. Jones was the 3rd Battalion supply chief for the 1st Marine Division. Possible causes include faulty wiring or FM signals from a nearby transmitter. 29 March 2003. None of the injuries were life threatening, but one Marine was evacuated to an Army field hospital in Kuwait for treatment of a serious arm injury; the others were treated aboard. HH-46D "Sea Knight" helicopter crashed in Atlantic Ocean during a search and rescue mission. Staff Sgt. 14 September 1918. 43 drowned. Secretary of the Navy Thomas Gilmer; Secretary of State Abel P. Upshur; Capt. Chief Water Tender Jacob Peter Windness died from burns. The injured personnel were members of the 2nd Marine Expeditionary Brigade. 10 December 1910. 14 June 1960. 74 (1908) Establishing Ship Post Offices, General Order No. Eight Firemen and a Water Tender killed. S-3B Viking antisubmarine aircraft assigned to Sea Control Squadron (VS-22), embarked on USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN-71) clipped 7 to 10-foot-high seas off Israeli coast and crashed killing the crew of four: LCDR Mark Ehlers, LT Mark Eyre, LT Mike Weems, and AW3 Wendy Potter. 2 April 2003. Four Marines killed when MV-22 "Osprey" of Marine Medium Tiltrotor Training Squadron (VMMT) 204 crashed at Marine Corps Air Station New River, North Carolina. MCB1-MCB9 Reunion Association. 10 September 2002. 36 lost. 26 November 1964. Rayburn Hudman, USMC; LT David W. Carey, USNR; AT1 Charles S. Miller, USN; and AD1 Marian O. Marze, USN, died. Mess Attendant 1 class Jutaro Okomoto traveling on Monroe while on leave was drowned. 27 February 1918. Washington DC: Naval Historical Center, 1959-1991. PFC Michael Anthony Jordan died in an automobile accident in Manama, Bahrain. US Navy plane crashes in St. Johns River, Florida, killing 15 passengers and crew. 18 January 1901. Subchaser 297 gasoline explosion burned Gunners Mate 2 class Edward John Gaynor who died 14 days later, and Machinists Mate 1 class Joseph P. Chadderon who died two days later. 10 August 2000. ), Documents, Official and Unofficial, Relating to the Capture and Destruction of the Frigate Philadelphia at Tripoli - 1850, Documents Related to the Resignation of the German Commander in Chief, Navy, Grand Admiral Raeder and to the Decommissioning of the German High Seas Fleet, DoD Rules for Military Commissions - 2006, Elementary Map and Aerial Photograph Reading, Emancipation Proclamation, Navy general Order No. 8 June 2001. while at Montevideo. I (part I), Building the Navy's Bases, vol. 23 September 2002. The fire was extinguished in about an hour and normal flight operations resumed. 119 USS Lamberton steam hose burst in the fireroom injuring Fireman 1 class William Thomas Batstone who died 11 October 1918 at the Naval Hospital, New York NY. 17 March 1956. The LCAC was transferring 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit troops, equipment and vehicles when it struck the sailor. F-5E "Tiger II" from Strike Fighter Squadron 127 crashed in the Clan Alpine mountains 60 miles northeast of Fallon, Nevada. 20 June 1957. An H-60 Seahawk assigned to HS-4, NAS North Island, Calif., crashed on a bombing range 12 miles south of NAS Fallon, Nev., while on a routine training exercise. 1 June]. 18 December 1944. 9 October 1864. 28 September 1956. 15 March 2002. Neptune Papers, No. Gunner's Mate 3 class Roy Edward Ingle drowned after an oxygen-tank valve closed while he was trying to retrieve a torpedo in 80-feet of water. 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He was assigned to the 1st Battalion, 3rd Marine Regiment, 3rd Marine Division, III Marine Expeditionary Force. Ironclad screw steamer USS Galena Ordinary Seaman Jacob Meyers accidentally shot himself. Lance Corporal Bryan N. Taylor died after being shot by an Iraqi Army soldier on a coalition base near Al Qaim, Iraq. Battleship No. Destroyer No. USSManley(DD-940) suffered a flash-back in a 5-inch gun mount during gunnery exercises off Guantanamo Bay, Cuba. 30 March 1909. 16 November 1933. Naval Reserve officer Spencer T. Alden killed in a seaplane collision at Bay Shore, Long Island. The four crew members sustained minor injuries. USS Randolph (CVS-15) 1967 Command History. USS Newman K. Perry (DD-883) collided with USS Shangri-La (CVA-38) in the Tyrrhenian Sea, one destroyer sailor killed, another injured. In 1937, 378 sailors died in accidents; 67 in motor vehicles, 43 by drowning. Anti-aircraft gun explosion killed two, injured 11, on John R. Pierce (DD-753) while off Nice. He was assigned to 2nd Battalion, 6th Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force. 6 July 1967. Steam frigate USS Fulton, used as a receiving ship, destroyed by gunpowder explosion. Admiral William B. Caperton of the 1918 Influenza on Armored Cruiser No. Lance CPL Ryan J. Nass died from a non-hostile gunshot wound at Camp Blessing, Afghanistan. 2 February 1991. All three aviators ejected but one was killed. The twin-rotor helicopter was assigned to Helicopter Combat Support Squadron 6, Det 1, NAS Norfolk, VA. (12 Aug. 2003) [incident of 9 Aug. 2003]. 30 Marines and 1 Navy corpsman died. He was assigned to 1st Battalion, 7th Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Division. During dive bombing practice, SOC-1 from Memphis (CL-13) crashed into the sea near Guantanamo Bay, Cuba. Schooner USS Lynx disappeared en route from St. Mary's GA to Jamaica. The dead included 19 US Navy Bandsmen. 258 (1917) SecNav Announces Death of Admiral Dewey, General Order No. 30 October 1936. Side wheel steamer USS Tyler Seaman Eli Flood killed in ordnance accident. F/A-18C Hornet of VFA-97 crashed at Naval Air Facility El Centro, California, killing the pilot. Fire destroyed another Phantom and spreads into aviation stores compartment before being extinguished. At Norfolk, a flash electrical fire in aircraft carrier USS Randolph (CVA-15) killed one sailor, severely burns two others. Three fighter aircraft lost during training exercise off Puerto Rico, two killed. Recollections of Capture by the Germans, Imprisonment, and Escape of Lieutenant Edouard Victor Isaacs, U.S.N. 1 October 1863. An HH-46 Sea Knight from Inchon (LPH-12) crashed in the Atlantic Ocean about 500 miles northeast of Bermuda. He was presumed drowned. Twelve marines, an Army officer, and two civilians were also killed, and 39 others injured. He died later that night at the Naval Hospital in Chelsea MA. 29 September 1863. 9 April 2002. EA-6B Prowler crashes near Coupeville, Wash., killing three crewmen. 9 August 1933. The fire damaged the refueling station, an aviation equipment test station and three adjacent compartments. Stern wheel gunboat USS Cincinnati Fireman 1 class Martin McLano killed in ordnance accident. 20 October 1924. 1970: NMCB 1 main body, with Cmdr. 30 July 1919. Fleet Hospital Three treated 600 patients; 2 died. Lance CPL Efrain Sanchez died as result of a non-hostile incident at Camp Blue Diamond, in Ramadi, Iraq. Lance CPL. 22 January 2004. 4 USS Iowa left 12-inch gun in forward turret shattered during firing practice. Submarine USS F-4 sank near Hawaii after battery failure. A VS-33 S-3B, on a routine training mission from Nimitz (CVN-68) crashed into the Pacific. 75-inch rockets, and a liquid oxygen cart. 7 March 1918. In 2004, seven Seabees of Naval Mobile Construction Battalion (NMCB) 14 were killed in two attacks in Al Anbar Province, Iraq, while in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom. 29 October 1972. 19 December 1960. 24 August 1995. Gunboat USS Nipsic wrecked by a storm at Apia, Samoa. P2V-2N from squadron VX-6 crashed in a storm at McMurdo Station, Antarctica, during Operation Deep Freeze II. The pilot, MAJ Patrick Gregoire, was killed. USS Iowa (BB-61) ammunition explosion in the #2 16-inch gun turret while conducting firing practice northeast of Puerto Rico. Protected cruiser USS Boston steam accident during the repair of the safety valve on boiler H. Machinist 2 class Edward Lee Baker died on way to the Naval Hospital, Mare Island CA. 12 August 1960. 27 May 1995. Harold P. Richards killed when JF-1 amphibian struck Gamboa Bridge, Canal Zone, and quickly sank. The truck jerked backwards pinning him between the truck and the loading ramp. Instructor pilot LT David J. Huber killed, and student pilot ENS Joseph W. Moorehouse seriously injured. The explosion blew the left gun barrel 200-yards out to sea and wrecked the gun mount itself, killing 3 men and injuring 10 others. 10 November 1966. He was assigned to the 1st Battalion, 3rd Marine Regiment, 3rd Marine Division, III Marine Expeditionary Force. 21 March 1991. 14 December 1932. Pilot LT Kevin Duggan treated for minor injuries, and pilot LCDR William Braker was killed. Seaman 1 class Joseph Earl Green drowned after parachuting into sea following accident to Curtiss O2C Helldiver near Oakland, Calif. 10 April 1932. F/A-18C "Hornet" of Marine Fighter Attack Squadron (VMFA) 232, stationed at Naval Air Station Miramar, California, crashed near Naval Air Facility El Centro, California. 29 December 1952. LT. Lewis S. Jordan killed in an accident in tug USS Undaunted. Sloop USS Concord wrecked in Mozambique Channel. Three other sailors, including Fitzgerald's commanding officer CDR Bryce Benson, were evacuated to the US Navy hospital in Yokosuka, Japan. Midshipman Edward Hopkinson died from fall from the mizen top of ???? One sailor dies and four others injured in Goldsborough (DDG-20) during severe storm off Hawaii. Battleship No. He was assigned to Marine Forces Reserve's Marine Wing Support Group 47, 4th Marine Aircraft Wing. 24 sailors drowned. 25 November 1967. 2 June 1969. Lt. John A. L. Zenor killed in a fall on cruiser USS Brooklyn. Lance CPL Juan C. Venegas died as a result of a vehicle accident while conducting combat operations in Al Anbar Province, Iraq. SGT Ernest A. Miller, III, killed and four others injured. 11 September 2000. Marine Sgt. Staff SGT James W. Cawley was killed when he was accidentally struck by a High-Mobility, Multi-purpose Wheeled Vehicle (HMMWV). 15 September 1918. 14 July 1916. Commander in Chief U.S. Pacific Fleet Interim Evaluation Reports. The plane then followed into the water. MAJ Gerald M. Bloomfield II and CAPT Michael D. Martino died when their AH-1W Super Cobra helicopter crashed while flying in support of security and stabilization operations near Ar Ramadi, Iraq. Ensign Junius F. Andrews burned to death at Naval Air Station, Chatham, Mass. LCDR Christopher C. Tragna killed; LT Kevin Quarderer and two civilian crew members injured. 74 USS Manley, while escorting a convoy off Queenstown, Ireland, collided with HMS Montagua resulting in accidental detonation of depth charges. 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