Deepwater Horizon Victim - Adam Weise

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Adam Weise - from Yorktown, Texas - was a floor hand aboard the Deepwater Horizon at the time the rig exploded.  The youngest of four children, Adam began working offshore immediately after graduating from high school. 

A popular football player, during his high school years, Adam was 24 years old when he died in the Deepwater Horizon disaster.  He and five other victims were working below deck, either in the mud pit (where drilling materials were handled) or in the nearby shaker room.  They were likely killed in the initial blast.


See, also, these pictures and brief bios of the other crew members who died in the explosion:

Jason Anderson - Casualties at Deepwater Horizon

Dale Burkeen - Casualties at Deepwater Horizon

Donald Clark - Casualties at Deepwater Horizon

Stephen Curtis - Casualties at Deepwater Horizon

Gordon Jones - Casualties at Deepwater Horizon

Roy Wyatt Kemp - Casualties at Deepwater Horizon 

Karl Kleppinger - Casualties at Deepwater Horizon 

Blair Manuel - Casualties at Deepwater Horizon

Dewey Revette - Casualties at Deepwater Horizon

Shane Roshto - Casualties at Deepwater Horizon 


Media Credits

Image online, courtesy Transocean's condolences web site.


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