Navy Casualty Reports, 1776-1941
Records: 8,602 · Complete: 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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- Publication Title
- Total Records
- 8,602 · Complete: 100%
- Content Source
- Navy Department Library
- Published on Fold3
- 12 Jul 2012
- Last Updated
- 30 Aug 2012
- These reports document casualties of Navy personnel, whether by enemy action, accident, imprisonment, or disease. Deaths in both wartime and peacetime are covered.