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Port Chicago Naval Magazine Explosion on 17 July 1944:
Court of Inquiry: Finding of Facts, Opinion and Recommendations, continued...


10. IDENTIFIED DEAD: That as result of said explosions 7 officers and 34 enlisted personnel of the U.S. Navy and U.S. Naval Reserve, one enlisted man of the U.S. Marine Corps Reserve, 2 enlisted personnel of the U.S. Coast Guard Reserve, one civil service employee of the U.S. Navy, 3 personnel of the U.S. Maritime Service (members of the crew of the S.S. QUINAULT VICTORY) and 3 civilians were killed; the court viewed the remains and their bodies were identified. Their names, rank or rate, serial or service number, or occupation are, as follows:

 

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March 24, 1999