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CMOHS.org - Coxswain BEYER, ALBERT, U.S. Navy

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BEYER, ALBERT

Rank: Coxswain
Organization: U.S. Navy
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Born: 13 June 1859, Hanover, Germany
Departed: Yes
Entered Service At: Boston, Mass.
G.O. Number: 521
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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, Beyer set an example of extraordinary bravery and coolness throughout this action.