Floyd Welch, survivor of Pearl Harbor, dies at 99

U.S. Navy veteran Floyd Welch, left, speaks to Connecticut National Guard Maj. Gen, Fran Evon as they attend the Pearl Harbor Memorial Park Dedication Ceremony on Dec. 6, 2018, in New Haven, Conn. (Christian Abraham/Hearst Connecticut Media via AP)

HARTFORD, Conn. — Floyd Welch, who was credited with saving the lives of fellow sailors during the battle of Pearl Harbor, has died in Connecticut. He was 99.