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CMOHS.org - Captain of the Hold WILLIAMS, LOUIS, U.S. Navy

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WILLIAMS, LOUIS

Rank: Captain of the Hold
Organization: U.S. Navy
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Born: 1845, Norway
Departed: Yes
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G.O. Number: 326
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Accredited To: California
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WILLIAMS, LOUIS Photo
 
Citation

FIRST AWARD For jumping overboard from the U.S.S Lackawanna, 16 March 1883, at Honolulu, T.H., and rescuing from drowning Thomas Moran, landsman. SECOND AWARD Serving on board the U.S.S. Lackawanna, Williams rescued from drowning William Cruise, who had fallen overboard at Callao Peru, 13 June 1884.