DONALD C. BREWINGTON, LT, USN

From USNA Virtual Memorial Hall

Donald Brewington '39

Date of birth: July 3, 1916

Date of death: August 22, 1942

Age: 26

Lucky Bag

From the 1939 Lucky Bag:

Loss

Donald was lost when USS Buck (DD 420) collided with a ship it was escorting on August 22, 1942 off the coast of Nova Scotia. The ship did not sink, but Donald was among several of her crew that was lost.

His parents were listed as next of kin.

He has a memory marker in Indiana.

Career

Donald served on the USS Colorado (BB-45) in 1939 and 1940.


Class of 1939

Donald is one of 77 members of the Class of 1939 in Memorial Hall.