ALBRECHT, Clarence

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ALBRECHT, Clarence H. (1908-1963)[#SS312-05-8280], drowned while SCUBA diving at Santa Catalina Island. He was 55 years old. (The news article got both his age and the spelling of his name wrong.)

In the News~

August 11, 1963 [Pasadena Independent Star News]: “Diver drowns off Catalina. a 67-year-old amateur frogman drowned yesterday off shore from Santa Catalina Island. The coroner's office said diver Clarence Albreck, of Northridge, drowned while swimming under water in the channel near Avalon Bay. Authorities said it was not known whether his SCUBA equipment malfunctioned.”