JAMES M. MERRILL, LT, USN

From USNA Virtual Memorial Hall

James Merrill '80

Date of birth: July 2, 1958

Date of death: February 15, 1984

Age: 25

Lucky Bag

1980 Merrill LB.jpg

Loss

From VC-10 Challengers memorial page:

February 15, 1984: Lt. James M Merrill was killed when his TA-4J BuNo 153528 crashed between Vieques Island and St. Croix, in the U.S. Virgin Islands.

A linked article from "The Capital" newspaper of Annapolis provides no other information except that James was not married.

Note

James' gravestone says LTjg, but he is listed in Memorial Hall as a LT.


Class of 1980

James is one of 11 members of the Class of 1980 in Memorial Hall.