Silver Medal 1905/06

Posted: 09 January 2017 Posted In: Events

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The Society’s Silver Medal was award to skipper Henry Saffrey of the steamship Queenstown of Grimsby for saving the crew of the Norwegian barque, St Joseph, on 9th October 1905.  Also medals to JD Farman and Thomas Tovey who manned the rescue boat.

On October 9 the st Queenstown, of Grimsby, saved the crew of the Norwegian barque St Joseph, and the skipper (Henry Saffrey) was rewarded with an aneroid and £3, two men who went in a boat to the barque (JD Farman and Thomas Tovey) being also presented with a Silver Medal and a purse of £2 each.

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