May 17, 1945 – June 8, 1967

CTSN Carl Christian Nygren was born on May 17 1945 in Williamsport, Pennsylvania to Mr. and Mrs. Arvid C. Nygren and he enlisted in the U.S. Navy on August 19, 1965.

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.