CHARLES J. KING, LT, USN

From USNA Virtual Memorial Hall

Charles King '38

Date of birth: unknown

Date of death: August 22, 1942

Age: unknown

Lucky Bag

From the 1938 Lucky Bag:

Loss

Charles was lost when USS Ingraham (DD 444) was sunk on August 22, 1942 by a collision with an oil tanker while on convoy duty off the coast of Nova Scotia. Ingraham sank almost immediately, and depth charges on her stern detonated as she went down. Only eleven men survived.

His wife was listed as next of kin.


Class of 1938

Charles is one of 69 members of the Class of 1938 in Memorial Hall.