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USS BENNINGTON

EARLY BENNINGTON
EXPLOSION OF 21 JULY 1905
LIST OF THOSE KILLED




USS BENNINGTON EXPLOSION OF 21 JULY 1905

LIST OF THOSE KILLED


At 10:38 AM on the morning of 21 July 1905, an explosion occurred in the port fire-room compartment of the ship, listing the ship to the starboard.
The ship shook violently for several seconds, and then large volumes of steam and ashes filled most of the living compartments and deck space.
Below are the names of those individuals killed.



PERRY, Newman Kershaw      ENSIGN
U.S. Naval Academy Class of 1901,
OOD, killed in boiler explosion on the USS BENNINGTON in 1905

More information can be found at: http://www.nkperry.com/
(USS NEWMAN K. PERRY - DD/DDR 883 named in his honer)
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CLARK, George T.        Chief Machinist
METIUS, H.O.        Pay Clerk

Archer, Don Cameron        AS
Archer, Leroy Brewster        OS
Barchus, John Calvin        Seaman
Bensel, Amel        F2C
Brockman, Clive Wintreth        AS
Brown, Frederick William        MM1C
Brownlee, Glenn        Seaman
Brunson, Elmer Ulysses        Seaman
Burke, Thomas        MM1C
Burns, John Leo        Seaman
Carpenter, Preston        OS
Carr, Robert Bartley        OS
Carter, Charles Samuel        F2C
Chambers, Matthew Garfield        OS
Cherry, William Isaac        CP
Conway, Michael        F2C
DeCurtoni, Frank        Oiler
Dresch, Emil        OS
Ezell, Josiah        SC4C
Ferguson, Edward Brewster        CMM
Fickweiler, William Martin        Seaman
Gauthier, Lyn Joseph        CBM
Geiss, Frederick John        CP
Goika, John        AS
Grant, Walter Gilbert        CP
Gries, Lawrence Andrew        OS
Haggbloom, Clyde        OS
Hallet, George Henry        Seaman
Hilscher, Joseph        F1C
Hoffman, Emil Christian        Bsmth
Holland, Dwight Noble        F2C
House, Richard Ansley        OS
Hughes, Bert Arthur        OS
Hunt, Joseph        Oiler
Kamerer, Andrew        F2C
Kempton, Jodie Wirt        AS
Kennedy, Ward Vars        AS
Kuntz, Charles Joseph        CP
McKeon, Charles Oliver        MM2C
McKone, John        F1C
Morris, Kirtley Felix        Oiler
Mosher, Harry        CP
Muller, Frederick James        SMM
Nelson, Charles        CP
Newcombe, Joseph        F1C
Nieman, Peter        CCM
Olges, Bernard Joseph        F1C
Pallock, Stephen William        F2C
Parrish, Warren Niles        CP
Quinn, Michael George        Oiler
Robinson, Edwin Burton        AS
Rushing, Claud Emerson        CP
Saunders, Harry Fay        OS
Savage, Robert Lee        OS
Schoregge, Albert Henry        Seaman
Smith, Harry Frank        OS
Staub, William        CP
Stephenson, Claude Henry        F2C
Takata, Sago        Wardroom Ck
Taylor, Wesley Marsh        Seaman
Willson, William Clyde        OS
Wright, Wilbur Washington        CP





The information above was not available on the Internet.
The only way for me to obtain the data above was through the
Department of the Navy's Freedom of Information Act.
The Head of the FOIA Policy Branch in Washington, D.C.,
a Doris M. Lama sent the information to me,
by the direction of the Chief of Naval Operations.


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Submitted by:
Joseph L. Pires (SK3)
USS BENNINGTON HISTORIAN



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