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JOHANSON, JOHN

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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, Johanson 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. Marblehead

Conflict

Year of honor

born

Spanish American 1898 Oskarshamn, Sweden

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