PHILIP H. FIELD, MIDN, USN

From USNA Virtual Memorial Hall

Philip Field '06

Date of birth: January 5, 1885

Date of death: June 11, 1907

Age: 22

Lucky Bag

From the 1906 Lucky Bag:

Loss

Philip was lost when the steam-powered launch he was aboard was "run down and sunk" on June 11, 1907, in Hampton Roads. He was a passenger returning to the battleship Connecticut, which he was stationed aboard, from the Jamestown Exposition.

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William Stevenson '06, Walter Ulrich '07, Herbert Holden '07, Franklin Holcomb '07, and Henry Murfin, Jr. '07 were also drowned in this incident.


Class of 1906

Philip is one of 8 members of the Class of 1906 in Memorial Hall.