RICHARD A. MARTINELLI, MIDN, USN

From USNA Virtual Memorial Hall

Richard Martinelli '50

Date of birth: July 11, 1927

Date of death: July 18, 1949

Age: 22

Lucky Bag

From the 1950 Lucky Bag:

Loss

Richard was lost in an accident aboard USS Missouri (BB 63) while operating near Guantanamo Bay, Cuba. He was "pinned under a range finder during battle practice."


Class of 1950

Richard is one of 37 members of the Class of 1950 on Virtual Memorial Hall.

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