CHARLES C. SLATER, ENS, USN

From USNA Virtual Memorial Hall

Charles Slater '43

Date of birth: unknown

Date of death: November 13, 1942

Age: unknown

Lucky Bag

From the 1943 Lucky Bag:

Loss

Charles was lost when USS Barton (DD 599) was sunk on November 13 by torpedoes from the Japanese destroyer Amatsukaze at the Naval Battle of Guadalcanal. Forty-two men survived; 164 perished.


Class of 1943

Charles is one of 79 members of the Class of 1943 in Memorial Hall.