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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)
Commissioned: 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.

Awards: Not known
History of Service:



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