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CMOHS.org - Seaman THORNTON, MICHAEL, U.S. Navy

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THORNTON, MICHAEL

Rank: Seaman
Organization: U.S. Navy
Company: Naval Advisory Group
Division:
Born: 1856, Ireland
Departed: Yes
Entered Service At:
G.O. Number: 326
Date of Issue: 10/15/1973
Accredited To: Spartanburg, SC
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THORNTON, MICHAEL Photo
 
Citation

For jumping overboard from the U.S. Tug Leyden, near Boston, Mass., 26 August 1881, and sustaining until picked up, Michael Drennan, landsman, who had jumped overboard while temporarily insane.