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CMOHS.org - Second Class Fireman MAGEE, JOHN W., U.S. Navy

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MAGEE, JOHN W.

Rank: Second Class Fireman
Organization: U.S. Navy
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Born: 1859, Maryland
Departed: Yes
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G.O. Number: 326
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Accredited To: Maryland
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Citation

Serving on board the U.S.S. Tallapoosa during the sinking of that vessel on the night of 21 August 1884. During this period, Magee remained at his post of duty in the fireroom until the fires were put out by the rising waters.