USS HENRY CLAY SSBN-625
CDR ALFRED AVERY YOUNG
 

The following obituary appeared in the Washington Post on Friday, August 27, 1999.

Alfred Avery Young III
Navy Captain

Alfred Avery Young III, 69, a Navy submarine captain who retired in 1979
as director of the submarine maintenance monitoring and support office,
died of cancer Aug. 25 at his home in McLean.

He was a native of  New London, Conn., and a graduate of the University
of Connecticut and the Navy Nuclear Power School.

He joined the Naval Reserve as an enlisted man in 1947.  He was later
captain of the nuclear sub USS Henry Clay in the Atlantic and the
Pacific, and served on other submarines and as a division commander in
San Diego.  He was assigned to antisubmarine work in the 1960s.
Capt. Young worked for 14 years at TRW Corp., where he was a project
manager for the strategic sealift program.

Survivors include his wife, Cynthia Myers Young of  McLean, a daughter,
Meredith Young Baratz of Allendale, N.J.; a brother, and two grandchildren.

Services will be held on September 16 at Fort Myer Old
Post Chapel in Arlington, VA at 1100.
 
 

Please send all comments and corrections to:

Return to the USS Henry Clay home page

© 2007 Gerald A. Pollack