HAROLD R. SHEEHAN, ENS, USN

From USNA Virtual Memorial Hall

Harold Sheehan '27

Date of birth: January 30, 1905

Date of death: April 19, 1929

Age: 24

Lucky Bag

From the 1927 Lucky Bag:


Loss

Harold was lost on April 19, 1929 when the airplane he was aboard collided with another over Coronado, California. The pilot of his aircraft, as well as the two crew aboard the other aircraft, all perished. The two planes were returning to the naval station from gunnery practice; both were a part of Scouting Squadron (VS) 3 of USS Lexington (CV 3).


Class of 1927

Harold is one of 43 members of the Class of 1927 on Virtual Memorial Hall.