Liverpool Shipwreck and Humane Society Medal

Liverpool Shipwreck and Humane Society Silver Medal Award.

Comes with a re-issued certificate bought by the vendor. It is in the original presentation box.

The citation records the joint efforts of Richard Alwyn Hughes and Eric Owens saving a man in perilous danger in the tidal flow, in the dark, in the Menai Straits off the coast at Bangor, North Wales

Richard Hughes was 18 years old.

The Society was founded in 1839.

The medal has the wording “Lord Save Us, We Perish” above the rescue image.

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