THOMAS A. RYAN, LTJG, USN

From USNA Virtual Memorial Hall

Thomas Ryan '59

Date of birth: March 18, 1938

Date of death: May 16, 1961

Age: 23

Lucky Bag

From the 1959 Lucky Bag:


Loss

Tom was lost when his F3H Demon fighter crashed in Southern California on May 16, 1961.

There is an article about a 2010 Veterans Day hike to the crash site.


Class of 1959

Thomas is one of 31 members of the Class of 1959 in Memorial Hall.