USS Thresher (SSN 593)

From USNA Virtual Memorial Hall


Twelve graduates of the Naval Academy in eight different classes were lost when USS Thresher (SSN 593) sank with all hands on April 10, 1963. The tragedy took the lives of 129 officers, crew, and shipyard workers. For further reading, see Wikipedia and the Thresher Roster of those aboard.

Philip Allen '45 will be added here once his class is completed and uploaded to the site.