Annual Report of the Secretary of the Navy

U.S. Government Printing Office, 1915
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1897/98, [v.2], "Appendix to the Report of the chief of the Bureau of navigation" contains correspondence and documents relating to the conduct of the war with Spain, collected, arranged and edited by Ensign H. H. Ward, under the direction of the bureau.

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Página 71 - The Government has recognized heroism upon the water, and bestows medals of honor upon those persons who by extreme and heroic daring have endangered their lives in saving, or endeavoring to save, lives from the perils of the sea in the waters over which the United States has jurisdiction, or upon an American vessel.
Página 14 - Senate and chairman of the Committee on Naval Affairs of the House of Representatives shall be ex officio members of said Board.
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