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ORTEGA, JOHN

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Served as seaman on board the U.S.S. Saratoga during actions of that vessel on two occasions. Carrying out his duties courageously during these actions, Ortega conducted himself gallantly through both periods. Promoted to acting master's mate.

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Service

Rank

Division

U.S. Navy Seaman (highest rank: Acting Master's Mate) U.S.S. Saratoga

Conflict

Year of honor

born

Civil War 1 Spain

Citation

Served as seaman on board the U.S.S. Saratoga during actions of that vessel on two occasions. Carrying out his duties courageously during these actions, Ortega conducted himself gallantly through both periods. Promoted to acting master's mate.