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DENEEF, MICHAEL

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On board the U.S.S. Swatara at Para, Brazil, 1 December 1875. Displaying gallant conduct, Deneef jumped overboard and rescued one of the crew of that vessel from drowning.

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U.S. Navy Captain of the Top U.S.S. Swatara

Conflict

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born

Interim 1875 Massachusetts

Citation

On board the U.S.S. Swatara at Para, Brazil, 1 December 1875. Displaying gallant conduct, Deneef jumped overboard and rescued one of the crew of that vessel from drowning.