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NH 46106 Ensign Jesse M. Roper, USN

Ensign Jesse M. Roper, USN
Title: Ensign Jesse M. Roper, USN
Caption: An 1872 graduation photograph taken at the Naval Academy. As Commanding Officer of the gunboat USS PETREL in March 1901 at Cavite in the Philippines, he lost his life in a fire attempting to rescue a trapped seaman.
Description: Courtesy of Mr. Philip B. Cooper, Baltimore, Maryland, 1945.
Catalog #: NH 46106
Copyright Owner: Naval History and Heritage Command
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After this Year: 1870
Before this Year: 1879
Original Medium: BW Photo, Cabinet Card
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