SIMEON S. BASSETT, LT, USN
Simon Bassett '47
Date of birth: unknown
Date of death: May 6, 1859
The Lucky Bag was first published in 1894.
Life & Loss
Unable to find any details about Simeon's life or loss, except that it occurred on May 6, 1859 "off Buenos Ayres." No ship is given.
He was born in, and appointed to the Naval Academy from, Washington, D.C.
Midshipman, 10 September, 1841. Passed Midshipman, 10 August, 1847. Master, 14 September, 1855. Lieutenant, 15 September, 1855. Died 6 May, 1859.
Memorial Hall Error
While his name appears in some listings as "Simon," most records have "Simeon."