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CMOHS.org - Ordinary Seaman TRIPLETT, SAMUEL, U.S. Navy

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TRIPLETT, SAMUEL

Rank: Ordinary Seaman
Organization: U.S. Navy
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Born: 18 December 1869, Chenokeeke, Kans.
Departed: Yes
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G.O. Number: 500
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Accredited To: New York
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Citation

On board the U.S.S. Marblehead at the approaches to Caimanera, Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, 26 and 27 July 1898. Displaying heroism, Triplett took part in the perilous work of sweeping for and disabling 27 contact mines during this period.