Calvin Palmer Jones, Jr. (1974)


1951 - 2023 Calvin Palmer Jones, Jr. born in New Orleans, died at St. Tammany Parish Hospital in Covington on Monday, November 13, 2023, at age 72. He graduated from De La Salle High School and received a Master of Architecture Degree from Tulane University where he participated in the Naval ROTC program. Upon graduation he received the rank of Ensign, thus beginning a more than 30-year active and reserve career in the United States Navy. While on active duty he served in U.S. Territory, Guam and La Madelena, Sardinia, as well as being recalled to [...]

Calvin Palmer Jones, Jr. (1974)2024-03-18T12:49:19-05:00

Lt. j.g. Frederick L. Bell – 1974


Lt j.g. Frederick L. Bell died when his aircraft crashed into the sea off USS Dwight D. Eisenhower on 1 March 1978, approximately 60 miles SE of Jacksonville, Florida.  During the first dog watch the aircraft had mechanical problems while in plane guard position about 100 yards off the starboard quarter. The weather was calm with clear visibility, when it suddenly rolled rapidly to the right, crashed into the water tail first and sank, inverted, disappearing from view in barely 30 seconds. Two of the four crewmen survived. RELATED STATEMENT: LCDR Howard M. Tillison USNR (Ret.) : I [...]

Lt. j.g. Frederick L. Bell – 19742022-06-28T14:13:37-05:00
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