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Four Bodies Found After Shipwreck NORFOLK. Va., March 17.—f/P) —Navy rescue ships fished from :he Chesapeake Bay today the bodies of four sailors lost Thursday Thursday night when a 10-foot boat capsized capsized near Watts island. Tonight, the search continued for UVQ others others missing in the accident. Joining the search were the attack attack personnel destroyer E. B. Hall, an LST. about 25 fishing vessels and a patrol vessel, helicopter helicopter and patrol plane from the coast guard. The navy identified the first body recovered today as that of Lloyd Edward Coons, 19, photographer-seaman, photographer-seaman, son of Mrs. Edilh Coons of Tenafly, N, J. Recovery of the body was the first indication indication that Coons was aboard the dinghy when it sank and caused navy spokesmen to raise the toll from five to six. Other bodies taken from the bay were not identified pending notification of next-of-kin. But the five men listed as missing by the navy last night included: Kent Alton Ballard, Albcmarle, N". C.; Charles Marion Whiteman, Jackson, III.; Dale Harlowe Jorstad. Jorstad. White, S. D.; Robert William William Foster, Seattle. Wash., and James A. Liebert, Aspinwall, Pa.

Clipped from The High Point Enterprise18 Mar 1951, SunPage 1

The High Point Enterprise (High Point, North Carolina)18 Mar 1951, SunPage 1
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