From USNA Virtual Memorial Hall

Frankie Naylor '53

Date of birth: January 27, 1931

Date of death: October 2, 1957

Age: 26

Lucky Bag

From the 1953 Lucky Bag:


Frankie was lost when he suffered a "cold cat" on launch from USS Ticonderoga (CVS 14) on October 2, 1957. He was piloting an A-4 Skyraider with Attack Squadron (VA) 93.

He was survived by his wife, Marilyn. (Information from November 1957 issue of Shipmate.) Unable to find a burial or memory marker location.

His mother passed away in 2001; Frankie was also survived by his parents, four sisters, and a brother.

Class of 1953

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