NATHAN B. CHASE, LCDR, USN

From USNA Virtual Memorial Hall

Nathan Chase '12

Date of birth: September 3, 1889

Date of death: June 23, 1925

Age: 35

Lucky Bag

From the 1912 Lucky Bag:

Loss

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Nathan was lost on June 23, 1925 when his aircraft collided with another near Hawaii.

He was naval aviator #37.

He was survived by his wife, Frances, and children Suzanne and Nathan Jr. Suzanne married a 1940 Naval Academy graduate. Nathan is buried in Arlington National Cemetery.

Namesake

Naval Air Station Chase Field was named for Nathan.


Class of 1912

Nathan is one of 6 members of the Class of 1912 in Memorial Hall.