Back to recipients

DORAN, JOHN

doran john

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, Doran set an example of extraordinary bravery and coolness throughout this action.

Read More...

Service

Rank

Division

U.S. Navy Boatswain's Mate Second Class (highest rank: Chief Master-At-Arms) U.S.S. Marblehead

Conflict

Year of honor

born

Spanish American 1898 Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts

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, Doran set an example of extraordinary bravery and coolness throughout this action.