uss hornet casualties list
A boiler explosion in the after fireroom of USS Basilone (DD-824) kills seven and injures another four sailors. Sloop-of-War USS Levant disappeared on voyage to Panama. The laboratory is spread over several hundred acres; the explosion was in two buildings identified as the solid propellant pilot plant. Robert L. The Port Chicago Mutiny. Steel schooner USS Elfrida boiler explosion. 1 Gunboat USS Schurz rammed and sunk by merchant ship Florida while sailing from. 20 Apr. Screw sloop USS Hartford Accidental explosion of a bomb on a seaplane killed Ensign Edmund B. Barry. later at Norfolk Naval Hospital. 1902. 5 Feb. 2002. Carpenter's Mate John Johnson killed. 15 torpedo bombers of Torpedo Squadron 8 (VT-8) found the Japanese ships and attacked. 1976. The only survivors were detailed to a captured vessel which almost capsized in the same storm. from USS San Diego crashed at sea. Corporal Jason David Mileo was shot and killed in a "friendly fire" incident 3 USS Chauncey sank in collision with British civilian merchant steamer Rose off Gibralter. Protected cruiser USS Charleston #3 3-inch gun breech block blew out during firing practice. USS San 4 Nov. 1966. helicopter crashed while supporting nighttime training operations with Guam (LPH 9). 25 Oct. 1967. gun. 7 drowned. Battalion, 3rd Marine Regiment, 3rd Marine Division, III Marine Expeditionary Ironclad monitor USS Neosho Seaman Timothy Coleman killed in ordnance accident. 30 Jul. When Hornet and Enterprise were just north of the Santa Cruz Islands, search aircraft from the opposing forces found each other’s main fleet. George G. Henry. 11 Oct. 1918. After supporting the invasion of Guadalcanal, Wasp was sunk by a Japanese submarine. 9 May 1989. Steam frigate USS Fulton, used as a receiving ship, destroyed by gunpowder explosion. 1919. Joel Puchi, who died at the accident scene on the Marine Corps base 35 miles north of San Diego. Chief Machinist Mate Lawrence Lenehan drowned. During 1925, 213 sailors died from disease, 77 from drowning, 31 in aviation accidents, 132 from injury, and 3 poisonings. SKSN collapsed while performing physical readiness training at Reserve Center These are newly added names that have not been sorted yet. its course and retraced its previous path. 29 January 1903. Ocean-going tug USS Conestoga (AT-54) disappeared after leaving Mare Island, CA, on 25 March 1921, bound for Samoa. Two US Air Force personnel were also killed. assigned to Naval Medical Clinic Hawaii, Marine Corps Units Detachment, Pearl Marine Medium Helicopter Squadron 166 crashed at Camp Pendleton, CA. rolled over in Al Qaim, Iraq. Stern wheel gunboat USS Springfield Quartermaster John Magin killed in ordnance accident. George Trugillo killed. 1888. Identified initially as Hull #385, USS Hornet (CV-8) was built at the Newport News shipyard in Norfolk, Virginia, beginning in September of 1939. After supporting the invasion of Guadalcanal, Wasp was sunk by a Japanese submarine. 25 October 1833. An F6F Hellcat crashed on deck of USS Belleau Wood (CVL-24) during Wake Island raid, fire and explosion kills 4 flight deck crew. 1918. At Pearl Harbor, an accidental explosion in the depth charge employee of the Navy died when he fell 70 feet from the main mast of USS Constitution while performing maintenance on the mast and 1933. Radioman killed when depth charge Lt (jg). Atlantic collision between the Wasp Armored cruiser No. 5 January 1956. Master Unit One, Detachment Western Pacific, at Sasebo, Japan. O2U plane, while engaged in chasing torpedos during submarine practice, crashed into water off Barber's Point, Oahu. Screw sloop USS Vandalia wrecked by a storm at Apia, Samoa. Station Jacksonville, SC. Bulkheads had 4-inch (100 mm) armor while the conning tower had 30–16 mm splinter pro armor 4 inches (100 mm) on the sides with 2 inches (51 mm) on top. 3 injured. During 1928, 239 sailors and marines died from disease, 97 in accidents, and 8 from poisoning. Lance CPL. Maj. collapsed after a 4-mile run, went into cardiac arrest, resulting in 1919. 20 Oct. 2000. 27 January 1926. 9 April 1979. 1945. 12 May 2003. 18 May 2003. 31 Dec. 1862. 14 7 Aug. 23 June 1962. Instructor pilot and student killed when T-34C "Turbo Mentor" of Training Squadron 10, USS Ashtabula (AO 51) suffered a gasoline explosion while at Sasebo, Japan, resulting in one man missing, three injured, and considerable material damage to the ship. USS Frank E. Evans (DD-754) cut in half in collision with Australian aircraft carrier Melbourne (R-21) in collision. Chief Water Tender Anton Sadar who nine days later died at the Naval Hospital when struck by propeller of a plane that crashed on flight deck of Yorktown (CV-5). 3 Force. Screw sloop USS Ticonderoga suffers burst 100-pounder. 23 Aug. 1937. See list of sources at the bottom of the page. Ensign Otto Wieselmayer and Aviation Chief Machinist's Mate Antarctica. others beached. 25 Jun. 47 USS Aylwin explosion (probably the port drum of #1 boiler) 7 February 1968. 1982. Meanwhile, a flight of Nakajima B5N "Kate" torpedo planes attacked Hornet and scored two hits, which seriously damaged the electrical systems and engines. safety. 22 May 1949. 29 Sep. 2000. Gun Captain Ernest R. Sherwin fatally injured when pinned between lowered 10-inch 22 June 1967. 1996.  With Enterprise providing combat air patrol cover, Hornet was to steam deep into enemy waters. 6 December 1864. USS Ronald 29 May 2001. parachute from a helicopter). 1895. floor. 1847. Apprentice Seaman Wayne Alvin Rasey killed while cleaning a rifle at the Naval Training Station, Newport, RI. members killed. May 1961. 21 Dec. 1990. Steam frigate USS Fulton, used as a receiving ship, destroyed by gunpowder explosion. 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