MELVIN G. SHIMER, LT, USN
Melvin Shimer '51
Date of birth: November 5, 1926
Date of death: September 18, 1958
From the 1951 Lucky Bag:
Mel was lost when the Beachcraft aircraft he was flying crashed off the coast of Monterey, California, on September 18, 1958. Two others aboard were also lost.
He was a student in the Postgraduate School and "was on a routine training flight." He was survived by his parents. (Information from November 1958 issue of SHIPMATE.) He has a memory marker in Missouri.