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CMOHS.org - Chief Boatswain NORDSTROM, ISIDOR, U.S. Navy

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NORDSTROM, ISIDOR

Rank: Chief Boatswain
Organization: U.S. Navy
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Born: 24 May 1876, Goteborg, Sweden
Departed: Yes
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G.O. Number: 142
Date of Issue: 12/04/1924
Accredited To: New York
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Citation

For gallant conduct upon the occasion of the disastrous fire of accidentally ignited powder charges, which occurred in the forward turret of the U.S.S. Kearsage during target practice on 13 April 1906. Chief Boatswain Nordstrom, then chief boatswain's mate, was among the first to enter the turret in order to assist in bringing out the injured.