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WILLIAMS, LOUIS

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First Award For jumping overboard from the U.S.S. Lackawanna, 16 March 1883, at Honolulu, T.H., and rescuing from drowning Thomas Moran, landsman. Second Award Serving on board the U.S.S. Lackawanna, Williams rescued from drowning William Cruise, who had fallen overboard at Callao, Peru, 13 June 1884.

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Service

Rank

Division

U.S. Navy Captain of the Hold U.S.S. Lackawanna

Conflict

Year of honor

born

Interim 1883 Christiana (now Oslo), Norway

Citation

First Award For jumping overboard from the U.S.S. Lackawanna, 16 March 1883, at Honolulu, T.H., and rescuing from drowning Thomas Moran, landsman. Second Award Serving on board the U.S.S. Lackawanna, Williams rescued from drowning William Cruise, who had fallen overboard at Callao, Peru, 13 June 1884.