EDWARD F. DENNEY, LT, USN

From USNA Virtual Memorial Hall

Edward Denney '35

Date of birth: unknown

Date of death: April 12, 1942

Age: unknown

Lucky Bag

From the 1935 Lucky Bag:

Loss

Edward was one of the pilots lost in the collision of two Navy PBY-5 Catalina patrol bombers near San Francisco, California, on April 12, 1942. Both aircraft were from Patrol Squadron (VP) 84.

From Journal and Courier from Lafayette, Indiana:

14 MEN KILLED WHEN TWO U. S. BOMBERS CRASH

Seven Naval Fliers Die in Each Plane in Disasters in Hilly Country East of San Francisco. SAN FRANCISCO, April 13. (INS) Fourteen navy airmen were killed and a fifteenth was seriously injured when two navy PBY-5-A patrol bombers crashed in flames in the Livermore hills east of the Alameda naval air station on San Francisco bay, a navy statement announced today. Seven men died in each plane, the navy said.

Related Articles

Frank Fernald '33 was piloting the other plane involved.


Class of 1935

Edward is one of 56 members of the Class of 1935 in Memorial Hall.