COLVILLE TERRETT, LT, USN

From USNA Virtual Memorial Hall

Colville Terrett '46

Date of birth: 1820

Date of death: September 18, 1860

Age: ~40

Lucky Bag

The Lucky Bag was first published in 1894.

Loss

Colville was lost sometime after September 18, 1860, when USS Levant (1837) disappeared after leaving Hilo, Hawaii, for Panama.

He was born in Virginia and appointed to the Naval Academy from Indiana; he was survived by his wife and a son, Colville P. Terrett, who served in the Army as an infantry officer and retired a Colonel.

Career

From the Naval History and Heritage Command:

Midshipman, 3 January, 1840. Passed Midshipman, 11 July, 1846. Master, 1 March, 1855. Lieutenant, 14 September, 1855. Lost in Levant, 18 September, 1860.



Class of 1846

Colville is one of 13 members of the Class of 1846 in Memorial Hall.