JAMES T. BALDWIN, LT, USN

From USNA Virtual Memorial Hall

James Baldwin '55

Date of birth: July 10, 1931

Date of death: February 3, 1960

Age: 28

Lucky Bag

From the 1955 Lucky Bag:


1955 Baldwin LB 2.jpg

Loss

James was lost on February 3, 1960 when the S2F plane he was aboard "crashed into the sea after take-off from the carrier USS Yorktown…. Baldwin was commander of the aircraft. Also missing are two crew members. One survivor was picked up shortly after the mishap."

Unable to find a burial or memory marker.


Class of 1955

James is one of 34 members of the Class of 1955 in Memorial Hall.