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KING, HUGH

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On board the U.S.S. Iroquois, Delaware River, 7 September 1871. Jumping overboard at the imminent risk of his life, King rescued one of the crew of that vessel from drowning.

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Service

Rank

Division

U.S. Navy Ordinary Seaman U.S.S. Iroquois

Conflict

Year of honor

born

Interim 1871 Ireland

Citation

On board the U.S.S. Iroquois, Delaware River, 7 September 1871. Jumping overboard at the imminent risk of his life, King rescued one of the crew of that vessel from drowning.