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CMOHS.org - Seaman KRAMER, FRANZ, U.S. Navy

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KRAMER, FRANZ

Rank: Seaman
Organization: U.S. Navy
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Born: 20 January 1865, Germany
Departed: Yes
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G.O. Number: 521
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Citation

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