CLAIRE C. POOLE, LT, USN

From USNA Virtual Memorial Hall

Claire Poole '41

Date of birth: January 1, 1918

Date of death: September 17, 1943

Age: 25

Lucky Bag

From the 1941 Lucky Bag:

Loss

Claire was lost when USS Pompano (SS 181) was sunk off the coast of Japan, probably on September 17, 1943 by combined air and surface attack.

His wife was listed as next of kin. She later remarried another Naval Academy graduate.


Class of 1941

Claire is one of 59 members of the Class of 1941 in Memorial Hall.