FREDERICK S. CHAPPELLE, 1LT, USMC

From USNA Virtual Memorial Hall

Frederick Chappelle '20

Date of birth: June 26, 1897

Date of death: October 24, 1933

Age: 36

Lucky Bag

From the 1920 Lucky Bag:


Loss

Frederick was lost on October 24, 1933 when he died of injuries sustained in the collision of USS Chicago (CA 29) with a British merchant steamer off the coast of Point Sur, California. He was cut from the damaged ship, "evacuated to a hospital when the ship put in to San Francisco," but died six hours later.

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Harold MacFarlane '29 was also lost in this incident.


Class of 1920

Frederick is one of 27 members of the Class of 1920 on Virtual Memorial Hall.