WILSON M. SHAFER, JR., LTJG, USN
Wilson Shafer, Jr. '45
Date of birth: July 9, 1923
Date of death: August 26, 1949
From the 1945 Lucky Bag:
Bill was lost at sea near Greenland while involved in the rescue of the crew of USS Cochino (SS 345) on August 25, 1949. He was serving aboard USS Tusk (SS 426) and was one of six men swept overboard and not recovered.
An extensive article on the loss of Cochino is posted here.