From USNA Virtual Memorial Hall

Frank Nabor '71

Date of birth: February 20, 1850

Date of death: August 23, 1883

Age: 33

Lucky Bag

The Lucky Bag was first published in 1894.

Naval Academy Register

Frank Work Nabor was admitted to the Naval Academy from Ohio on September 20, 1867 at age 17 years 7 months.


Frank died at Pasadena, California, on August 23, 1883. Though unable to find any information on the cause of his death, he had been on sick leave for nearly a year prior.


From the Naval History and Heritage Command:

Midshipman, 21 September, 1867. Graduated 6 June, 1871. Ensign, 14 July, 1872. Master, 11 February, 1875. Died 23 August, 1883.

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Class of 1871

Frank is one of 3 members of the Class of 1871 in Memorial Hall.