Description United States Merchant Marine Academy mug belonging to Gilbert Franco Granados. The ornamental mug includes the Academy logo printed on the front.
Historical Notes Born in El Paso, Texas, Gilbert Granados lived in Hicksville, Long Island, with his wife, Teresa, and their two teenage daughters. He was a U.S. Coast Guard reservist whose military bent showed in his hobbies: reading Tom Clancy novels and studying the Civil War. Gilbert was a loss control consultant at Aon Corporation. On September 11, he was at work on the South Tower’s 98th floor. He was 51 years old.