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CMOHS.org - Oiler GIBBONS, MICHAEL, U.S. Navy

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GIBBONS, MICHAEL

Rank: Oiler
Organization: U.S. Navy
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Born: Ireland
Departed: Yes
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G.O. Number: 521
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Accredited To: New York
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GIBBONS, MICHAEL Photo
 
Citation

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