North American Missing Persons Network
Benjamin Robert Sjoberg

Above Images: Sjoberg, circa 1996

Vital Statistics at Time of Disappearance

  • Missing Since: October 18, 1996 from islands of Kauai and Niihau, Hawaii
  • Classification: Missing
  • Date Of Birth: August 24, 1973
  • Age: 23
  • Height: 6'3"
  • Weight: 200-210 lbs.
  • Hair Color: Reddish Blond
  • Eye Color: Blue
  • Race: White
  • Gender: Male
  • NCIC Number: M-979390441 OR M-975776243

  • Details of Disappearance
    Sjoberg was serving as a United States Navy hull technician third class in 1996. He was last seen aboard the USS Harper's Ferry (LSD-49) at approximately 11:00 PM on October 18, 1996. The ship was reportedly passing between the Hawaiian islands of Kauai and Niihau at the time, coming as close as 2000 yards from shore at one point during the evening. Sjoberg disappeared from the ship and has never been heard from again. He is originally from St. Louis County, Minnesota.

    Investigating Agency
    If you have any information concerning this case, please contact:

    Naval Criminal Investigative Service Headquarters

    Source Information
    Naval Criminal Investigative Service