Vice Adm. Harold Bowen, Jr.

Age: 87

officer who headed the Navy's investigation into North Korea's 1968 seizure of the Pueblo, an electronic surveillance ship. In one of the most sensitive moments in Navy history, the North Koreans fired at the ship, killed one crew member, took 82 others hostage, and stole classified documents.

Died: Alexandria, Va., August 17, 2000

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