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WEISSEL, ADAM

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For jumping overboard from the U.S. training ship Minnesota, Newport, R.I., 26 August 1881, and sustaining until picked up by a boat from the ship, C. Lorenze, captain of the forecastle, who had fallen overboard.

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Service

Rank

Division

U.S. Navy Ship's Cook U.S. Training Ship Minnesota

Conflict

Year of honor

born

Interim 1881 Germany

Citation

For jumping overboard from the U.S. training ship Minnesota, Newport, R.I., 26 August 1881, and sustaining until picked up by a boat from the ship, C. Lorenze, captain of the forecastle, who had fallen overboard.