ROY K. JONES, LCDR, USN

From USNA Virtual Memorial Hall

Roy Jones '16

Date of birth: August 18, 1893

Date of death: December 17, 1927

Age: 34

Lucky Bag

From the 1916 Lucky Bag:

Loss

Roy was lost on December 17, 1927 when USS S-4 (SS 109) sank immediately following a collision with USCG Paulding (CG 17) near Cape Code, Massachusetts. He was the boat's commanding officer.

He was survived by his wife; they are buried in Arlington National Cemetery.

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William Callaway '11, Joseph McGinley '21, Graham Fitch '23, and Donald Weller '23 were also lost when S-4 sank.


Class of 1916

Roy is one of 16 members of the Class of 1916 in Memorial Hall.