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MAHONEY, GEORGE

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On board the U.S.S. Vixen on the night of 28 May 1898. Following the explosion of the lower front manhole gasket of boiler A of the vessel, Mahoney displayed great coolness and self-possession in entering the fireroom.

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Service

Rank

Division

U.S. Navy Fireman First Class U.S.S. Vixen

Conflict

Year of honor

born

Spanish American 1898 Worcester, Worcester County, Massachusetts

Citation

On board the U.S.S. Vixen on the night of 28 May 1898. Following the explosion of the lower front manhole gasket of boiler A of the vessel, Mahoney displayed great coolness and self-possession in entering the fireroom.