RICHARD T. BOWEN, LT, USN

From USNA Virtual Memorial Hall

Richard Bowen '53

Date of birth: unknown

Date of death: September 18, 1860

Age: unknown

Lucky Bag

The Lucky Bag was first published in 1894.

Loss

Thomas Corwin Bowen was lost sometime after September 18, 1860, when USS Levant (1837) disappeared after leaving Hilo, Hawaii, for Panama. He was appointed from Ohio.

Career

From the Naval History and Heritage Command:

Midshipman, 24 December, 1847. Passed Midshipman, 10 June, 1853. Master, 15 September, 1855. Lieutenant, 16 September, 1866. Lost in Sloop-of-War Levant, 18 September, 1860.



Class of 1853

Richard is one of 9 members of the Class of 1853 in Memorial Hall.