Navy Casualty Reports, 1776-1941 record example

    Navy Casualty Reports, 1776-1941

    Records: 8,602Complete: 100%

    Reports were prepared by the U.S. Navy. They are arranged by casualty type - drowning, enemy action, aviation accidents, shipwreck - and presented chronologically. Most reports present the circumstances in detail with name and rank of sailor; others are lists of names, with rank, date of casualty, and location (ship or station). Wars covered include Revolutionary War, War of 1812, Civil War, World War I, and others.

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    "Navy Casualty Reports, 1776-1941" database with images Fold3 (https://www.fold3.com/publication/808/navy-casualty-reports-1776-1941: accessed November 26, 2022)

    Publication Title
    Total Records
    8,602Complete: 100%
    Content Source
    Navy Department Library logoNavy Department Library
    Published on Fold3
    12 Jul 2012
    Last Updated
    30 Aug 2012
    Description
    These reports document casualties of Navy personnel, whether by enemy action, accident, imprisonment, or disease. Deaths in both wartime and peacetime are covered.