Fechteler, Frank, LT

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Last Rank
Last Primary NEC
131X-Unrestricted Line Officer - Pilot
Primary Unit
1922-1922, USS Langley (CV-1)
Service Years
1917 - 1922

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Date of Passing
Sep 18, 1922
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While preparing to compete in the Pulitzer Trophy Race of 1922, Lieutenant Fechteler was killed in an airplane crash near Detroit 18 September 1922.

Other Comments:

His father: Fechteler, Augustus, RADM

His brother: Fechteler, William, ADM  13th CNO


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 Duty Stations
US Naval Academy Annapolis (Faculty Staff)US NavyNaval Aviation Preflight Indoctrination (API), NAS Pensacola, FLSchool Assignments - Staff
USS Langley (CV-1)
  1914-1917, US Naval Academy Annapolis (Faculty Staff)
  1917-1919, USS Paducah (PG-18)
  1919-1919, Naval Aviation Preflight Indoctrination (API), NAS Pensacola, FL
  1919-1920, Naval Flight School
  1922-1922, USS Langley (CV-1)
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1917-1918 World War I
  1917-1918 World War I/Convoy Duty - Azores and Gibraltar areas
 Colleges Attended 
United States Naval Academy
  1914-1917, United States Naval Academy
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