N. R. Kean

Korean War
RankLieutenant Commander U.S. Navy
Date of DeathNovember 26 1952
National Defense Service Medal
Lieutenant Commander Kean was awarded the National Defense Service Medal.
Lieutenant Commander Kean was the patrol plane commander of a patrol bomber, P2V-4 Neptune, from Patrol Squadron 7, based at the Naval Air Station Quonset Point, Rhode Island. On November 21, 1952, during an anti-submarine warfare exercise, the aircraft crashed into Narragansett Bay, killing eight crewmen.