On The Back Cover Of The 1974-1975 Med Cruise Book There Is A Dedication To These Four Men Who Were Killed
The following information was provided by Edward L. Ellegood (CV60 '73-'76)
These two men were killed, when their RA-5C Vigilante crashed during a night landing off the western coast of North Africa.
Cdr Thomas W. Hogan, USN
Executive Officer, RVAH-11
LCdr Wayne T. Mulholland, USN
Recon/Attack Navigator, RVAH-11
His A-6 Intruder crashed into the sea during takeoff. Both crew members ejected however, only the pilot was rescued.
Lt Russell G. Lawrence, USN
While in transit across the Atlantic from Europe to the US he apparently fell overboard one night. A search was made but he was never found.
PR3 Gary D. Meithner, USN
Parachute Rigger, VA-37