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Charles A. Satterlee

Date of birth: September 14, 1875
Date of death: September 26, 1918
Burial location: Arlington, Virginia
Place of Birth: Connecticut, Essex
Home of record: Essex Connecticut

Charles Satterlee was commissioned through the School of Instruction of the Revenue Cutter Service in 1898. He retired as a U.S. Coast Guard Captain.


Navy Distinguished Service Medal

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Awarded for actions during the World War I

The President of the United States of America takes pleasure in presenting the Navy Distinguished Service Medal to Captain C. A. Satterlee, United States Navy, for distinguished service in the line of his profession as Commanding Officer of the U.S.S. TAMPAH, engaged in the important, exacting and hazardous duty of transporting and escorting troops and supplies through waters infested with enemy submarines and mines.

General Orders: Authority: Navy Book of Distinguished Service (Stringer)

Action Date: World War I

Service: Navy

Rank: Captain

Company: Commanding Officer

Division: U.S.S. Tampah