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WILLIAMS, HENRY

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For going over the stern of the U.S.S. Constitution, at sea, 13 February 1879, during a heavy gale, and performing important carpenter's work upon her rudder.

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Service

Rank

Division

U.S. Navy Carpenter's Mate (highest rank: Carpenter) U.S.S. Constitution

Conflict

Year of honor

born

Interim 1879 Canada

Citation

For going over the stern of the U.S.S. Constitution, at sea, 13 February 1879, during a heavy gale, and performing important carpenter's work upon her rudder.