CHARLES F. MILLER, LTJG, USN

From USNA Virtual Memorial Hall

Charles Miller '25

Date of birth: November 6, 1902

Date of death: April 4, 1933

Age: 30

Lucky Bag

From the 1925 Lucky Bag:


Loss

Charles was lost when the airship USS Akron (ZRS 4) crashed off the coast of New Jersey on April 4, 1933.

Akron's executive officer, LCDR Herbert V. Wiley '15, one of only three survivors, was filmed shortly after the crash:

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William Moffett '90, Fred Berry '08, Henry Cecil '10, Frank McCord '11, Harold Maclellan '18, Joseph Severyns '20, George Calnan '20, Richard Cross, Jr. '21, Herbert Wescoat '23, Robert Sayre '24, Charles Callaway '24, Hammond Dugan '24, Morgan Redfield '26, Wilfred Bushnell '26, and Cyrus Clendening '27 were also lost aboard Akron.


Class of 1925

Charles is one of 30 members of the Class of 1925 in Memorial Hall.