BLEECKER P. SEAMAN, JR., LT, USN

From USNA Virtual Memorial Hall

Bleecker Seaman, Jr. '41

Date of birth: June 9, 1919

Date of death: February 16, 1945

Age: 25

Lucky Bag

From the 1941 Lucky Bag:


Loss

Bleeker was lost when his F6F-5 Hellcat was shot down near Tokyo on February 16, 1945. He was a member of Bombing Fighting Squadron (VBF) 12 operating from USS Randolph (CV 15).

His wife was listed as next of kin. His remains were returned to the United States and first interred in Savannah, GA, and later in Alexandria, VA.

Memorial Hall Error

Bleecker's name is spelled "Bleeker" with his classmates; the killed in action panel is correct ("Bleecker").


Class of 1941

Bleecker is one of 60 members of the Class of 1941 on Virtual Memorial Hall.