CRAIG SPOWERS, ENS, USN

From USNA Virtual Memorial Hall

Craig Spowers '41

Date of birth: May 25, 1917

Date of death: October 31, 1941

Age: 24

Lucky Bag

From the 1941 Lucky Bag:

Loss

Craig was lost when USS Reuben James (DD 245) was sunk by a torpedo attack from German submarine U-552 near Iceland on October 31, 1941.

There was no next of kin listed, but he was survived by his parents and an older brother.


Class of 1941

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