DAVID L. CARLSON, LCDR, USN

From USNA Virtual Memorial Hall

David Carlson '76

Date of birth: May 21, 1954

Date of death: January 21, 1985

Age: 30

Lucky Bag

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Loss

David was lost when his SH-2F, callsign Seasnake Two-One, crashed into the sea alongside USS Reid (FFG 30) on January 21, 1985, 325 mi SW of San Diego, CA. This first-person memorial is that he was a "CDR". He is listed in the WORLDWIDE U.S. ACTIVE DUTY MILITARY DEATHS, OCTOBER 1, 1979 THROUGH SEPTEMBER 30, 1994 list as a LT.

He is buried in Arlington National Cemetery.


Class of 1976

David is one of 11 members of the Class of 1976 in Memorial Hall.