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HILL, WILLIAM

hill william l

Serving on board the U.S. training ship Minnesota at Newport, R.I., 22 June 1881, Hill jumped overboard and sustained William Mulcahy, third class boy, who had fallen overboard, until picked up by a steam launch.

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Service

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U.S. Navy Captain of the Top (highest rank: Chief Boatswain's Mate) U.S. Training Ship Minnesota

Conflict

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born

Interim 1881 Brooklyn, Kings County, New York

Citation

Serving on board the U.S. training ship Minnesota at Newport, R.I., 22 June 1881, Hill jumped overboard and sustained William Mulcahy, third class boy, who had fallen overboard, until picked up by a steam launch.