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Medals of honor to captain, officers, and crew of Carpathia..

United States. Congress. House

Medals of honor to captain, officers, and crew of Carpathia..

by United States. Congress. House

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Published by [s.n.] in Washington .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Carpathia (Ship),
  • Military decorations,
  • Ships

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesMedals of honor for captain and crew of steamship Carpathia
    SeriesH.rp.835
    ContributionsUnited States. Congress. House. Committee on Interstate and Foreign Commerce
    The Physical Object
    FormatElectronic resource
    Pagination1 p.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16113392M

    Prior to World War II the Medal of Honor could be received for actions not involving direct combat with the enemy; men earned the medal in this way. Most of the peacetime medals were presented to members of the United States Navy for their actions during boiler explosions, man-overboard incidents, and other hazards of naval service.. Given in the list below are the place and date of each By conflict: All conflicts, American Civil War: A–F • G–L . Capt. William McGonagle; Won Medal of Honor After Israelis Attacked Ship in the words of one of his crew members, “a good Navy captain.” In his book, “Assault on the Liberty.

      You'll watch Chapman's stunning and heroic actions as he saves the lives of his entire SEAL team, and another 18 members of a quick-reaction force, to earn America's highest honor: The Medal of Honor. This is the story of the USS Barb, SS, and her skipper, Admiral Eugene 'Lucky' Fluckey, who commanded a mission to destroy a train. Admiral Fluckey received the Medal of Honor and the USS Barb was the only submarine to 'sink a train'. For all his exploits, Admiral Fluckey said he was most proud of one thing: No one who ever served under my command was awarded the Purple Heart for being.

    For his exploit, Gary received the Medal of Honor, one of two that were won aboard the Franklin that day. The other went to Lieutenant Commander Joseph T. O’Callahan, a forty-year-old Roman Catholic priest and the first Navy chaplain to earn the nation’s highest honor. Congressional Gold Medal awarded to Arthur Henry Rostron. Sir Arthur Henry Rostron, KBE, RD, RNR (14 May – 4 November ) was a Captain for the Cunard Line. He was the master of the ocean liner RMS Carpathia when it rescued the survivors of the RMS Titanic which sank on 15 April after striking an iceberg.. Captain Rostron won wide praise for his energetic efforts to reach the Battles/wars: World War I *Battle of Gallipoli.


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Medals of honor to captain, officers, and crew of Carpathia. by United States. Congress. House Download PDF EPUB FB2

The medals bore in bas relief a copy of the Carpathia at full speed going to the rescue of the Titanic’s victims, while the reverse side bore the following inscription: Presented to the Captain and crew of the R.

Carpathia in recognition of their gallant and heroic services, from the survivors of the S. Titanic, Ap Diverted from her passage, RMS Carpathia came to the rescue of passengers and took them to safety in New York.

On arrival, the Officers and Crew were presented with medals by one of the saved First Class passengers, Margaret (Molly) Brown, to commemorate the rescue: Captain Rostron received a Gold medal and silver cup, the Officers received silver medals, and the Crew received.

Awarded to: Captain Officers and Crew of RMS Carpathia from the survivors of the SS Titanic. The White Star liner 'Titanic' struck an iceberg on her maiden voyage from England to New York and sank with a loss of lives.

survivers were rescued by the Carpathia and they had medals struck in gold (14), silver () and bronze () to present to its crew, according to rank. The Cunard liner Caronia arrived today from New York, bringing full particulars of the presentation to Captain Arthur H.

Rostron of a massive silver cup and a gold medal recently in America, also presentations to each member of the crew of the Cunard liner Carpathia, who rescued a great number of lives from the ill-fated steamer Titanic. The rescue of the "Titanic" survivors by the "Carpathia," Ap by Arthur Rostron (Book) A history of fear: screenplay by Karl Smith (Book) Medals of honor to.

Captain Rostron receives the thanks of Titanic survivor, "The Unsinkable" Molly Brown In fact the whole crew of the Carpathia were all awarded medals by the survivors. Crew members were awarded bronze medals and officers silver. Captain Rostron and his crew managed to rescue passengers from lifeboats and delivered them back to dry land.

Captain Rostron was hailed for his bravery and courageousness, he was awarded the Congressional Medal of Honor by the United States Congress, was an invited guest in the White House with President Howard Taft and was Knighted by George V. Medal of Honor awarded to CDR Ernest E. Evans, USN, USS JOHNSTON (DD ), Taffy 3 | Powered by liveSite @ Commander ERNEST EDWIN EVANS U.S.

Navy Commanding Officer USS JOHNSTON (DD ). Discover the largest selection of authentic military service awards, apparel, gear, and accessories.

From t-shirts to hats to clothing to ribbons and shadow boxes, Medals of America has you covered. Satisfaction Guaranteed. The Senate passed a joint resolution extending the thanks of Congress and appropriating $ for a medal to Captain Arthur H.

Rostron of the Carpathia and also a vote of thanks to the Carpathia crew. The resolution was introduced by Senator Smith. It was adopted immediately. ICE WARNING IGNORED. Arthur Henry Rostron was the captain of Carpathia, the ship that came to the rescue of the distressed Titanic, rescuing over survivors.

Following the rescue, Rostron became the most celebrated and decorated master mariner of his generation, winning, among other awards, a Congressional Gold Medal/5(17). A shaped bronze medal, the obverse depicting the vessel amongst icebergs with the lifeboats of RMS Titanic, bordered with dolphins and surmounted by Neptune's reverse, inscribed Presented to the Captain Officers and Crew of RMS "Carpathia" in recognition of gallant and heroic service From the Survivors of the SS "Titanic" April 15th Dieges & Clust NY".

Find recipients of the Purple Heart, Medal of Honor, and other military medals in our database of U.S. conflicts, including WW2, Vietnam, and the Gulf War. To honor the Carpathia, the Titanic survivors presented the crew and officers with bronze and silver medals.

Captain Rostron was also knighted by King George V, and was a guest of President Taft, who presented him with a Congressional Gold Medal at the White House. Captain Rostron and his crew received numerous medals, including a silver loving cup from Titanic survivor Margaret Brown (the Unsinkable Molly Brown).

Title Capt. Rostron & under officers of CARPATHIA [ship] Summary Photo shows Captain Arthur Henry Rostron next to the silver loving cup presented to him in May by survivors of the Titanic in recognition of his heroism in their rescue.

•A law (37 Stat. ) to award medals of honor to the captain, officers, and crew of the ship Carpathia, which picked up the survivors of the Titanic. •A law (37 Stat. ) to establish a memorial to Archibald W. Butt and Francis D. Millet, commissioned officers who went down with the sinking of the Titanic.

The Carpathia would end up rescuing survivors out of the 2, passengers and crew on board the Titanic; at least one survivor is said to have died after reaching the ship. Later, Rostron testified about the events the night Titanic sank at both the U.S. Senate inquiry and the British Board of Trade's inquiry into the disaster/5(12).

Sir Arthur Henry Rostron, KBE, RD, RNR was a British sailor and a seagoing officer for the Cunard Line. He is best remembered as the captain of the ocean liner RMS Carpathia, when it rescued hundreds of survivors from the RMS Titanic when the latter ship sank inafter colliding with an iceberg in the middle of the North Atlantic Ocean.

Rostron won wide praise for his energetic efforts to reach the Allegiance: United Kingdom/British Empire. Medal of Honor citation Rank and organization: Chief Warrant Officer, U.S.

Army, 82d Medical Detachment, 45th Medical Company, 68th Medical Group. Place and date: Kien Tuong Province, Republic of Vietnam, October 2,   Medal of Honor Monday: Army Capt.

Ed Freeman The attack was so intense that once Freeman's crew got back to the staging area, all helicopter. These individuals earned the Navy Medal of Honor during the period specified.

Their names are followed by their rank and rate, if known, the date of the action and the vessel or unit on which they served. U.S. Navy Recipients ANTRIM, RICHARD NOTT, Commander, U.S. Navy., Makassar, Celebes, Netherlands East Indies, April BENNION, MERVYN SHARP (posthumous), Captain, U.S.

Navy, USS West.His crew prepared blankets, food and drinks and ended up rescuing survivors from the freezing waters of the Atlantic. Rostron was honored with the Congressional Gold Medal, the Thanks of Congress, the American Cross of Honor, and medals by the Liverpool and New York Shipwreck Societies.

Rostron would eventually rise to the position of.On 21 June President William Clinton awarded the Medal of Honor to 22 Asian-Pacific Americans.

Additional Information on those 22 Awards. CITATIONS: The citations for the 22 recipients, awarded on 21 Junehave been integrated and are listed with the previous Medal of Honor Recipients.