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CMOHS.org - Coxswain BAKER, BENJAMIN F., U.S. Navy

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BAKER, BENJAMIN F.

Rank: Coxswain
Organization: U.S. Navy
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Born: 12 March 1862, Dennisport, Mass.
Departed: Yes
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G.O. Number: 521
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BAKER, BENJAMIN F. Photo
 
Citation

On board the U.S.S. Nashville during the cutting of the cable leading from Cienfuegos, Cuba, 11 May 1898. Facing the heavy fire of the enemy, Baker set an example of extraordinary bravery and coolness throughout this action.