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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 KIA-Killed in Action
Reason Terrorist Attack
Conflict Terrorist Attack on USS Cole
Location of Interment Saint Marks Episcopal Church Cemetery - Lappans, Maryland
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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.