A Sailor's Story: Fireman Wilton Lanny Huyghue

 



Fireman Wilton Lanny Huyghue was born on May 14, 1970, in St. Thomas, US Virgin Islands. He enlisted in the US Navy after high school, in 1988 and was assigned to the USS Saratoga.  He deployed with the ship to the Persian Gulf in August of 1990.

On December 22, 1990, the ferry Al Tovia, which was carrying the sailors returning from shore leave at Haifa Israel sank and Fireman Wilton Huyghue drown.