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CMOHS.org - Fireman First Class JOHNSON, PETER, U.S. Navy

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JOHNSON, PETER

Rank: Fireman First Class
Organization: U.S. Navy
Company:
Division:
Born: 29 December 1857, Sumerland, England
Departed: Yes
Entered Service At:
G.O. Number: 167
Date of Issue: 08/27/1904
Accredited To: Pennsylvania
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Citation

On board the U.S.S. Vixen on the night of 28 May 1898. Following the explosion of the lower front manhole gasket of boiler A of the vessel, Johnson displayed great coolness and self-possession in entering the fireroom.