Collins, William Daniel, SN
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Last Rank
Seaman (E-3)
Last Primary Designator/NEC
SN-0000-Seaman
Last Rating/NEC Group
Seaman
Last Duty Station
1966-1967, VF-11 Red Ripper
Service Years
1965 - 1967
SN-Seaman

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Home State
Kentucky
Kentucky
Year of Birth
1946
 
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Paris, KY
Last Address
Paris, KY

Casualty Date
Jul 29, 1967
 
Cause
Non Hostile- Died while Missing
Reason
Other Accident
Location
Tonkin Gulf
Conflict
Vietnam War
Location of Interment
Paris Cemetery - Paris, Kentucky
Wall/Plot Coordinates
24E 018

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 Duty Stations
USS Forrestal (CV-59)VF-11 Red Ripper
  1966-1967, USS Forrestal (CV-59)
  1966-1967, VF-11 Red Ripper
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1964-1975 Yankee Station, North Vietnam
  1967-1967 Counteroffensive Phase III Campaign (67-68)/USS Forrestal (CVA-59) Fire
 Other News, Events and Photographs
 
  Feb 18, 2017, General Photos1
 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
The 1967 USS Forrestal fire was a devastating fire and series of chain-reaction explosions on 29 July 1967, that killed 134 sailors and injured 161 on the aircraft carrier USS Forrestal (CVA-59), after an electrical anomaly discharged a Zuni rocket on the flight deck. Forrestal was engaged in combat operations in the Gulf of Tonkin during the Vietnam War at the time.
   
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 Military Association Memberships
Vietnam Veterans MemorialUnited States Navy Memorial The National Gold Star Family RegistryKentucky Vietnam Veterans Memorial
  2017, Vietnam Veterans Memorial - Assoc. Page
  2017, United States Navy Memorial - Assoc. Page
  2017, The National Gold Star Family Registry
  2017, Kentucky Vietnam Veterans Memorial [Verified]
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