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George Luther Deeth
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Birth: Jul. 19, 1891
Liberal
Clackamas County
Oregon, USA
Death: Mar. 25, 1915


When the United States submarine F-4 submerged two miles off Honolulu Harbor for a trial cruise on the morning of March 25, 1915 bearing with her a crew of 21 men, another of the tragedies of American history took place. All 21 crew members perished. The submarine sank in 300 feet of water and recovery efforts were not successful until mid August. Only four bodies were identified and returned to their families for burial. The remaining 17 were buried here at Arlington National Cemetery on September 28, 1915. The grave was marked only by a small single size headstone inscribed "Seventeen Unknown US Sailors, Victims of USSF-4, March 25, 1915." After 85 years, through efforts of several submariner veterans groups, the small stone was replaced by a larger memorial type stone that lists the names of the 17 sailors buried here.
 
 
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 Parents:
  Luther William Death Deeth (1849 - 1914)
 
 Siblings:
  Roswell Bills Deeth (1874 - 1920)*
  James Luther Deeth (1881 - 1944)*
  George Luther Deeth (1891 - 1915)
  Dolph Deeth (1894 - 1975)*
  Edna Arvilla Deeth Morrison (1896 - 1983)*
  Lois Ann Deeth West (1900 - 1949)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:
United States Navy
 
Burial:
Arlington National Cemetery
Arlington
Arlington County
Virginia, USA
Plot: Sec 2, Site 3387
 
Maintained by: Gary Wolfe
Originally Created by: Star Kline
Record added: Jul 16, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 55029664
George Luther Deeth
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George Luther Deeth
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George Luther Deeth
Added by: Gary Wolfe
 
 
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