Naval History and Heritage Command

Naval History and Heritage Command

NH 79956 Robert Penn, Fireman Second Class, USN

Photo #: NH 79956  Robert Penn, Fireman Second Class, USN
Description: Who was awarded the Medal of Honor for heroism in a fireroom accident aboard USS Iowa (Battleship # 4) on 20 July 1898, during the Spanish-American War. Copied from Deeds of Valor, Volume II, page 404, published in 1907 by the Perrien-Keydel Co., Detroit, Michigan. U.S. Naval History and Heritage Command Photograph.
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