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McCARTON, JOHN

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For jumping overboard from the U.S. training ship New Hampshire off Coasters Harbor Island, near Newport, R.I., 4 January 1882, and endeavoring to rescue Jabez Smith, second class musician, from drowning.

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Service

Rank

Division

U.S. Navy Ship's Printer U.S. Training Ship New Hampshire

Conflict

Year of honor

born

Interim 1882 Brooklyn, Kings County, New York

Citation

For jumping overboard from the U.S. training ship New Hampshire off Coasters Harbor Island, near Newport, R.I., 4 January 1882, and endeavoring to rescue Jabez Smith, second class musician, from drowning.