JAMES W. DANFORTH, LTJG, USN

From USNA Virtual Memorial Hall

James Danforth '38

Date of birth: June 28, 1915

Date of death: February 18, 1942

Age: 26

Lucky Bag

From the 1938 Lucky Bag:

Loss

James was lost when USS Truxtun (DD 229) grounded in Newfoundland on February 18, 1942.

His wife was listed as next of kin. He has a memory marker in Illinois.


Class of 1938

James is one of 69 members of the Class of 1938 in Memorial Hall.