ROBERT W. IRWIN, LT, USN

From USNA Virtual Memorial Hall

Robert Irwin '42

Date of birth: October 28, 1918

Date of death: October 14, 1943

Age: 24

Lucky Bag

From the 1942 Lucky Bag:

Loss

Robert was lost when USS Dorado (SS 248) was sunk, possibly by a mine laid by a German submarine near the Panama Canal, on or about October 14, 1943.

His wife was listed as next of kin.


Class of 1942

Robert is one of 82 members of the Class of 1942 in Memorial Hall.