GOODWIN W. SANDVIG, LT, USN

From USNA Virtual Memorial Hall

Goodwin Sandvig '43

Date of birth: December 14, 1919

Date of death: March 8, 1951

Age: 31

Lucky Bag

From the 1943 Lucky Bag:

Loss

Goodwin was lost when the P4M Mercator patrol bomber he was piloting crashed in the Chesapeake Bay, near the mouth of the Rappahannock River, on March 8, 1951. Three other men aboard were also lost.

He was survived by his wife and two sons; he is buried in Arlington National Cemetery.

Other

Sandvig Road aboard NAS Patuxent River is named in Goodwin's honor.


Class of 1943

Goodwin is one of 79 members of the Class of 1943 in Memorial Hall.