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CMOHS.org - Watertender CROUSE, WILLIAM ADOLPHUS, U.S. Navy

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CROUSE, WILLIAM ADOLPHUS

Rank: Watertender
Organization: U.S. Navy
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Born: 22 October 1866, Tannettsburg, Pa.
Departed: Yes
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G.O. Number: 502
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Accredited To: Pennsylvania
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Citation

On board the U.S.S. Concord off Cavite, Manila Bay, P.I., 21 May 1898. Following the blowing out of a lower manhole plate joint on boiler B of that vessel, Crouse hauled the fires in the hot, vapor-filled atmosphere which necessitated the playing of water into the fireroom from a hose.