LEE, ALBERT EUGENE
Name: Albert Eugene Lee
Branch/Rank: United States Navy/E6
Unit: USS Coral
Sea (CVA 43)
Date of Birth: 06 August 1939
Home City of Record: GALLIPOLIS OH
Date of Loss: 16 February 1972
Country of Loss: South Vietnam/Over Water
Loss Coordinates: 165941 North 1085559 East
Status (in 1973): Killed In Action/Body Not Recovered
Other Personnel in Incident:
Source: Compiled by P.O.W. NETWORK from one or more of the following: raw
data from U.S. Government agency sources, correspondence with POW/MIA
families, published sources, interviews and CACCF = Combined Action
Combat Casualty File.
CACCF/SEA CASUALTY/DROWNED-SUFFOCATED/12 YRS USN
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Aviation Structural Mechanic First Class Albert Eugene Lee, who
joined the U.S. Navy from Ohio, served aboard the USS Coral Sea
(CVA 43). On February 16, 1972, the Coral Sea was in the Gulf of
Tonkin, off the coast of South Vietnam. AMS1 Lee was seen at the
rear of the vessel, climbing over the deck rail and jumping into
the sea. A search was initiated, but his body could not be
located following the incident. Today, Aviation Structural
Mechanic First Class Lee is memorialized on the Courts of the
Missing at the National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific.
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individual's case to be in the analytical category of Non-recoverable.
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