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Wibberley, Craig, SN.
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Home Town Hagerstown, MD
Last Address Hagerstown, MD
Casualty Date Oct 12, 2000
Cause Hostile, Died
Reason Terrorist Attack
Conflict Terrorist Attack on USS Cole
Location of Interment Saint Marks Episcopal Church Cemetery - Lappans, Maryland
Wall/Plot Coordinates Not Specified
Last Known Activity
On 12 October 2000, while at anchor in Aden, USS Cole (DDG-67) was attacked by Al-Qaeda suicide bombers, who sailed a small boat near the destroyer and detonated explosive charges. The blast created a hole in the port side of the ship about 40 feet (12 m) in diameter, killing 17 crewmembers and injuring 39. SN Wibberly was among those killed in action.