STEPHEN A. SKOMSKY, LTJG, USN
Stephen Skomsky '49
Date of birth: 1925
Date of death: November 10, 1952
From the 1949 Lucky Bag:
From Honor States:
… Lieutenant Junior Grade Skomsky was a pilot of a Hellcat fighter based at the Naval Air Station Boca Chica, Florida. On November 10, 1952, he was flying over the Strait of Florda in the Atlantic Ocean, when his aircraft disappeared.
In The Sunday Press of Binghamton, NY, on December 16, 1951, there is an article on Stephen finishing carrier qualifications and transferring to Corpus Christi to finish "advanced training." It mentions he served aboard USS Union (AKA 106) before beginning pilot training.