CTSN Carl Christian Nygren was born on May 17 1945 in Williamsport, Pennsylvania to Mr. and Mrs. Arvid C. Nygren.

On June 8 1967, the USS LIBERTY (AGTR-5) was attacked in international water by Israeli forces killing 34 Americans and wounding another 171.  Seven out of every 10 crew members was either killed or injured. CTSN Nygren was one of the 34 killed.

Seaman Nygren is buried at Arlington National Cemetery.

Today Carl Nygren would be 73 years old.