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WEISBOGEL, ALBERT

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First Award For gallant conduct in jumping overboard from the U.S.S. Benicia, at sea, and rescuing from drowning one of the crew of that vessel, 11 January 1874. Second Award For gallant conduct in jumping overboard from the U.S.S. Plymouth, at sea, and rescuing from drowning one of the crew of that vessel on 27 April 1876.

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Service

Rank

Division

U.S. Navy Captain of the Mizzen Top (highest rank: Petty Officer) U.S.S. Benicia U.S.S. Plymouth

Conflict

Year of honor

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Interim 1874 New Orleans, Orleans County, Louisiana

Citation

First Award For gallant conduct in jumping overboard from the U.S.S. Benicia, at sea, and rescuing from drowning one of the crew of that vessel, 11 January 1874. Second Award For gallant conduct in jumping overboard from the U.S.S. Plymouth, at sea, and rescuing from drowning one of the crew of that vessel on 27 April 1876.