Honors for PB4Y Squadron


Frank Tatu is seeking contact with relatives or descendants of nine Naval aviators who perished when their PB4Y aircraft went down in Japan on July 27, 1951. The men were members of US Navy Patrol Squadron VP-772.

Their purpose is to honor the relatives at a 50th commemorative reunion of the squadron in Seattle, Washington, August 31 – September 3, 2000. The men were William R. Still, Walder L. McCord, Robert Gariel, Edward B. Cook, Thomas J. Ricotta, Coley G. Pridgen and Robert E. Overton. Contact Frank Tatu at seaagoing@erols.com.


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