CHARLES DYER, JR., PASSED MIDN, USN
Charles Dyer, Jr. '46
Date of birth: May 20, 1825
Date of death: August 23, 1850
The Lucky Bag was first published in 1894.
Passed Midshipman Charles Dyer Jr. drowned at Pensacola, Florida, on 23 August 1850.
Unable to find any other details. He is buried in Connecticut.
Midshipman, 23 January, 1840. Passed Midshipman, 11 July, 1846. Drowned In Pensacola Bay, 23 August, 1850.
Memorial Hall Error
Memorial Hall lists his rank as Master (a rank that existed until 1883 when it was replaced by Lieutenant junior grade), but there is no evidence to support this.