Credit: U.S. Navy photo by Chief Mass Communication Specialist John Osborne/Released
NORFOLK (May 25, 2013) Capt. Mary Etta Bishop Nolan, daughter of USS Scorpion (SSN 589) Chief of the Boat, Chief Torpedoman's Mate Walter William Bishop, shows a plaque she was presented with by the USS Scorpion Memorial Committee in honor of her father and the 98 other Sailors who lost their lives when Scorpion sank to Cmdr. Gregory Cathcart, submarine force chaplain, and Rear Adm.
Richard Breckenridge, director, Undersea Warfare Division (N97).
Scorpion was reported overdue at Norfolk on May 27, 1968, and presumed lost on June 5, 1968. Norfolk-area submariners, former submariners and family members gathered at Norfolk Naval Station's Scorpion Memorial near Naval Station Norfolk's Pier 2 on May 25, to honor the memory of the 99 Sailors lost aboard the attack submarine.