Remembering those who lost their lives in Israel's attack on the USS Liberty

Carl Lewis Hoar, May 29, 1945 - June 8, 1967

CARL LEWIS HOAR  29 May 1945 -- 8 June 1967 Carl Lewis Hoar, May 29, 1945 - 8 June 1967

Carl lived all his life near Mount Vernon, Ohio, until leaving high school at age 17 to join the Navy. 

His family reports that three girls came from different states for his funeral service. One from Boston claimed to be his girlfriend; another from another state also claimed to be his girlfriend; and one from New Jersey introduced herself as his fiancee'.

SN Carl Lewis Hoar, USN, 774 46 48
(Shown as Carl Lewis Hoar on list sent for Navy Memorial)
(Shown as Carl Louis Hoar on official 1967 final casualty list)
Born 29 May 1945, Mount Vernon, Ohio
Active duty since 29 November 1963
Parents: Mr. and Mrs. James B. Hoar, Mt. Vernon, Ohio
Buried: Mt. Vernon, Ohio

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