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Hans Johnsen
Birth: Jan. 3, 1865
Death: Jun. 17, 1920

Spanish-American War Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. Born in Sandnes, Norway, he served in the United States Navy during the War with Spain as a Chief Machinist on board the torpedo boat "USS Winslow". He was awarded the CMOH for his bravery at Cardenas, Cuba, on May 11, 1898. His citation reads "Showing great presence of mind, Johnsen turned off the steam from the engine which had been wrecked by a shell bursting in the cylinder." His Medal was awarded to him on September 3, 1898. (bio by: Don Morfe) 
 
Burial:
Bayview-New York Bay Cemetery
Jersey City
Hudson County
New Jersey, USA
Plot: Edgewood Section, Lot 468
 
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Originally Created by: Don Morfe
Record added: Feb 19, 2003
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Hans Johnsen
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Hans Johnsen
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