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LAVERTY, JOHN

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Second Award Serving on board the U.S.S. Alaska at Callao Bay, Peru, 14 September 1881. Following the rupture of the stop-valve chamber on that vessel, Laverty hauled the fires from under the boiler.

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Service

Rank

Division

U.S. Navy First Class Fireman U.S.S. Alaska

Conflict

Year of honor

born

Interim 1881 County Tyrone, Ireland

Citation

Second Award Serving on board the U.S.S. Alaska at Callao Bay, Peru, 14 September 1881. Following the rupture of the stop-valve chamber on that vessel, Laverty hauled the fires from under the boiler.