HARRY G. SKINNER, JR., ENS, USNRF

From USNA Virtual Memorial Hall

Harry Skinner, Jr. '13

Date of birth: May 22, 1889

Date of death: November 19, 1917

Age: 28

Lucky Bag

From the 1913 Lucky Bag:

Loss

From the 1913 Lucky Bag

Harry was lost on November 19, 1917 when USS Chauncey (Destroyer No. 3) collided and sank with the British merchant steamer it was escorting west of Gibraltar.

He was survived by his parents and two sisters.

Unable to determine when he was reappointed as an officer in the Navy.

Memorial

Harry's classmates erected a plaque in his honor in Memorial Hall.



Class of 1913

Harry is one of 9 members of the Class of 1913 on Virtual Memorial Hall.

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