The Korean War Veterans Honor Roll
D. A. McManus
Lieutenant, U.S. Navy
Date of Death
July 30, 1953
Lieutenant McManus was a crew member of a PB4Y-5A Privateer patrol bomber with Patrol Bomber Squadron 48, based at Naval Air Station Sangley Point, Philippines. On July 30, 1953, while on patrol, the port engine caught fire and the plane crashed at sea, killing ten crewmen. Five crewmen were rescued by a Coast Guard aircraft.