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Unidentified Person

1951 San Mateo County John Doe

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  • Last updated: March 24, 2023
  • Half Moon Bay, CA
  • March 5, 1951

Overview of 1951 San Mateo County John Doe

A fisherman found the victim at Princeton-By-The-Sea, near "Nerli's Restaurant," which is no longer in business. He is possibly one of six men lost at see off a tugboat in the Golden Gate on February 3, 1951. He was possibly struck by the propeller blade of a boat, as a large gash was visible on his back.

Estimated Date of Death: 3-4 weeks State of Remains: Decomposed Cause of Death: Unknown

Dentals: Not available Fingerprints: Not available DNA: Not available

Clothing: Army brown sweater and T-shirt, brown socks, and non-descript shoes (size 9.5). Jewelry: Unknown Additional Personal Items: Unknown

The Doe Network Case Number: 2404UMCA


  1. Date Found:March 5, 1951
  2. NAMUS Number:9569
  3. Race:Caucasian / White
  4. Gender:Male
  5. Height:5'11" to 6'1"
  6. Weight:175 to 185 lbs.
  7. Hair Color:Unknown
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