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BLUME, ROBERT

blume robert

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

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Service

Rank

Division

U.S. Navy Seaman (highest rank: Chief Boatswain's Mate) U.S.S. Nashville

Conflict

Year of honor

born

Spanish American 1898 Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania

Citation

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