Lloyd Patterson Hyde

Lieutenant
CARRIER AIR WING 16, USS ORISKANY
United States Navy
19 March 1938 - 26 October 1966
Atlanta, Georgia
Panel 11E Line 111

USS ORISKANY

CVW-16
USN Flight Surgeon

National Defense, Vietnam Service, Vietnam Campaign

The database page for Lloyd Patterson Hyde

20 Nov 2005

Lloyd Hyde was my college roommate at Indiana University in 1960. We were members of Sigma Alpha Epsilon. Lloyd was the kindest and most gentle of our classmates. Still, he was a gifted athlete and was a member of our Little 500 bike team. I visited his grave in Evansville, Indiana, some years ago and recalled with great heartache the loss of my good friend. I lost track of his sister and parents and understand that his widow Pat [Scott] Hyde passed away a few years ago. He was also survived by a son.

I would love to hear from his son or sister.

David R. Balch
272 Jefferson Drive West
Lake Monticello, VA 22963
(434)589-1480
davidrbalch@adelphia.net

A Note from The Virtual Wall

Lieutenant Hyde was the Air Wing Flight Surgeon for Carrier Air Wing 16 embarked in USS ORISKANY. On 26 October 1966 ORISKANY endured a major shipboard fire which killed 44 officers and crewmen and injured many more. The ship steamed to Subic Bay in the Philippines for temporary repairs before continuing on to the United States for permanent repairs. Eight months later she was again conducting operations off North Vietnam.

Details and a list of the dead are on The Virtual Wall's
USS ORISKANY Memorial



The point-of-contact for this memorial is
a friend,
David R. Balch
272 Jefferson Drive West, Lake Monticello, Va 22963
davidrbalch@adelphia.net
20 Nov 2005



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With all respect
Jim Schueckler, former CW2, US Army
Ken Davis, Commander, United States Navy (Ret)
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