RICHARD J. D. PRICE, PASSED MIDN, USN
Richard Price '47
Date of birth: unknown
Date of death: June 20, 1853
The Lucky Bag was first published in 1894.
Life & Loss
Unable to find any details about Richard's life or loss, except that it occurred on June 20, 1853 while aboard "storeship Lexington, at sea."
USS Lexington (1825) was two days from New York, sailing to join Commodore Perry's expedition to Japan, when Richard was lost.
He was born in, and appointed to the Naval Academy from, Maryland.
Midshipman, 9 September, 1841. Passed Midshipman, 10 August, 1847. Died 20 June, 1853.