JOSEPH A. MCGINLEY, LT, USN

From USNA Virtual Memorial Hall

Joseph McGinley '21

Date of birth: November 10, 1898

Date of death: December 17, 1927

Age: 29

Lucky Bag

From the 1921 Lucky Bag:

Loss

Joseph was lost on December 17, 1927 when USS S-4 (SS 109) sank immediately following a collision with USCG Paulding (CG 17) near Cape Code, Massachusetts.

He was survived by his wife and is buried in Arlington National Cemetery.

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William Callaway '11, Roy Jones '16, Graham Fitch '23, and Donald Weller '23 were also lost when S-4 sank.


Class of 1921

Joseph is one of 32 members of the Class of 1921 in Memorial Hall.