ROBERT E. SAYRE, LTJG, USN
Robert Sayre '24
Date of birth: May 13, 1902
Date of death: April 4, 1933
From the 1924 Lucky Bag:
Akron's executive officer, LCDR Herbert V. Wiley '15, one of only three survivors, was filmed shortly after the crash:
Sayre Avenue aboard Moffett Federal Airfield (California) is named for Robert.
William Moffett '90, Fred Berry '08, Henry Cecil '10, Frank McCord '11, Harold Maclellan '18, Joseph Severyns '20, George Calnan '20, Richard Cross, Jr. '21, Herbert Wescoat '23, Charles Callaway '24, Hammond Dugan '24, Charles Miller '25, Morgan Redfield '26, Wilfred Bushnell '26, and Cyrus Clendening '27 were also lost aboard Akron.