b. 21/02/1850 Ireland. d. 16/01/1923 Charleston, South Carolina.
DATE OF MOH ACTION: 25/01/1905 USS Iowa.
Floyd was born on February 21, 1850, in Ireland. After immigrating to the United States joined the navy, he was stationed aboard the USS Iowa (BB-4) as a boilermaker when on January 25, 1905 a boiler plate blew out from boiler D. For his actions during the explosion he received the medal March 20, 1905.
Serving on board the U.S.S. Iowa, for extraordinary heroism at the time of the blowing out of the manhole plate of boiler D on board that vessel, 25 January 1905.
BURIAL LOCATION: ST LAWRENCE CEMETERY, CHARLESTON, SOUTH CAROLINA.
Section 5, Range 1, Plat 7, Lot 101, Grave 5B