From USNA Virtual Memorial Hall

Mack Vorhees '30

Date of birth: April 7, 1906

Date of death: June 22, 1933

Age: 27

Lucky Bag

From the 1930 Lucky Bag:


From Naval History and Heritage Command:

Ensign Mack E. Vorhees and Seaman 2 class Joseph Arthur Sheridan died of injuries after their SU-2 plane crashed near Descanso, Calif. 22 June 1933.

He is buried in Ohio.

Memorial Hall Error

Mack is listed as an Ensign in Memorial Hall, but he has LTjg on his headstone. Posthumous promotion? He was an Ensign as of January 27, 1933, when he became naval aviator #3971.

Class of 1930

Mack is one of 42 members of the Class of 1930 on Virtual Memorial Hall.