From USNA Virtual Memorial Hall

Edward Morse '53

Date of birth: July 15, 1930

Date of death: January 7, 1964

Age: 33

Lucky Bag

From the 1953 Lucky Bag:


Ed was lost on January 7, 1964 when the aircraft he was piloting crashed on approach to the mock aircraft carrier at NAAS El Centro, California. He was a member of Carrier Airborne Early Warning Squadron (VAW) 11.

He is buried in California.


He was survived by his wife, two sons, and a daughter. (Though this report says he had four children with Ann.) One of the sons was a LTjg in June 1983; seems likely his name was Ted '81, who also was a Naval Aviator.

Class of 1953

Edward is one of 62 members of the Class of 1953 on Virtual Memorial Hall.

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