JAMES E. STUBBS, III, ENS, USN

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Birthdate & Date of Loss

Date of birth: March 11, 1929
Date of death: June 25, 1952
Age: 23

Lucky Bag

1951 Stubbs LB.jpg

From the 1951 Lucky Bag:

James Edwin Stubbs, III

Colorado Springs, Colorado

Jim's main interest on entering the academy was football, but somehow he ended up pulling an oar . . . what the football team lost the crew squad gained, as "Bear" has never been out-worked . . . wherever he may be we know that his heart is on a ranch in Colorado ... if you are ever pressed for time, keep him from starting one of his "short" jokes . . . they are apt to last an hour . . . his penchant for practical jokes is well known . . . ask the mate of the deck who came back from a trip down the deck and found his desk missing ... or ask the roommate who came in just before taps and found a laundry basket where his bed usually stood.

Loss

Bear was lost when his training plane crashed near Milton, Florida, on June 25, 1952. He is buried in Colorado.


Class Navigation

Class of 1951
James is one of 48 members of the Class of 1951 in Memorial Hall.
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