WILLIAM E. GRIMES, LCDR, USN

From USNA Virtual Memorial Hall

William Grimes '47

Date of birth: November 18, 1923

Date of death: March 17, 1961

Age: 37

Lucky Bag

From the 1947 Lucky Bag:

Loss

William was lost when his A5A Vigilante crashed near NAS Patuxent River, MD, on March 17, 1961.

He is buried in Pennsylvania.

Family

He was survived by his wife, Jane Preston. She later remarried.


Class of 1947

William is one of 27 members of the Class of 1947 in Memorial Hall.