RICHARD H. RICHARDSON, CDR, USN

From USNA Virtual Memorial Hall

Richard Richardson '51

Date of birth: April 13, 1929

Date of death: January 20, 1966

Age: 36

Lucky Bag

From the 1951 Lucky Bag:

Loss

Rich was lost when his F-8 Crusader struck the ramp while landing aboard USS Midway (CVA 41) on January 20, 1966 while operating off the coast of Southern California. He is buried in California.


Class of 1951

Richard is one of 48 members of the Class of 1951 in Memorial Hall.