JOHN J. HACKETT, LTJG, USN

From USNA Virtual Memorial Hall

John Hackett '52

Date of birth: April 1, 1928

Date of death: February 20, 1955

Age: 26

Lucky Bag

From the 1952 Lucky Bag:

Loss

John was killed in an explosion aboard USS Pomodon (SS 486) on February 20, 1955, in San Francisco Naval Shipyard. Four others were also killed. He was survived by his wife, Sylvia Marilyn Hackett, and is buried in California.


Class of 1952

John is one of 48 members of the Class of 1952 in Memorial Hall.