ANTONIO A. ORTEGA, JR., ENS, PN

From USNA Virtual Memorial Hall

Antonio Ortega, Jr. '79

Date of birth: unknown

Date of death: September 21, 1981

Age: unknown

Lucky Bag

From the 1979 Lucky Bag:


Loss

Antonio was lost when the destroyer BRP Datu Kalantiaw (PS-76) of the Philippine Navy grounded during Typhoon Clara on September 21, 1981. He was one of 79 men who lost their lives; only 18 survived.


Class of 1979

Antonio is one of 15 members of the Class of 1979 in Memorial Hall.