Silver Medal 1854-55

Posted: 30 January 2017 Posted In: Our History

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Silver Medal awarded to Mr Henry Hildebrand, Mr EH Blake and Mr Thomas Fleming.

During a thick fog and heavy breakers on the 6th September 1854, Mr Hildebrand, Mr EH Blake and Mr Fleming proceeded to the rescue of the Prince of Seas of Glasgow, having heard the cries of passengers (in all 200 people) and saved the vessel from being a total wreck, between Sunderland and Boffin Island.

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