Posted By:Jerri Strombeck
Subject:Re: Yvonne Sulser
Post Date:October 11, 2011 at 01:31:26
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Forum:Alaska Genealogy Forum
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According to James' death certificate, he died in a boat collision while in the Coast Guard. He was decapitated in the collision.

Seattle Daily Times

A Coast Guard crew recovered a sunken patrol boat in the Gulf of Mexico. It sank after a collision with a barge being towed by a Mexican tug. Killed were Charles Moore, 21, Sylva, NC; James Bellinger, 22, Galveston; and Jerry Boyette, 17, San Antonio, TX.

First Name: Yvonne
Middle Name: Shirley
Last Name: Bellinger
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Birth Date: 16 August 1933
Social Security Number: 574-09-9914
Place of Issuance: Alaska
Last Residence: Mesquite, Dallas, Texas
Zip Code of Last Residence: 75149
Death Date: 27 July 2006
Estimated Age at Death: 73