ENS William Yancey Tighe
United States Navy
Date of Birth:
22 January 1932, born in Asheville, NC
Next of Kin:
William R. and Caroline W. Tighe (parents)
Richard Rollins Tighe (brother)
Caroline Tighe (sister)
May or June 1954
Circumstances of Death:
ENS Tighe was accidentally killed by gunfire aboard his ship in Cuban waters April 15, 1955 at the age of 23.
History of Service:
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