From USNA Virtual Memorial Hall

Anthony Rollins '76

Date of birth: 1855

Date of death: November 10, 1878

Age: ~23

Lucky Bag

The Lucky Bag was first published in 1894.

Naval Academy Register

Anthony Wayne Rollins was admitted to the Naval Academy from Kentucky on June 10, 1872 at age 17 years 3 months.


Anthony died of yellow fever on November 10, 1878, at the Civil Hospital, Frederiksted, Santa Cruz, W.I., while serving aboard USS Plymouth.

He is pictured in a photo montage of Plymouth's officers.


From the Naval History and Heritage Command:

Midshipman, 10 June, 1872. Graduated 20 June, 1876. Died 10 November, 1878.

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Stevenson Mallory '76 was also serving aboard Plymouth when he died, at the same hospital, four days later.

Class of 1876

Anthony is one of 3 members of the Class of 1876 on Virtual Memorial Hall.