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Small decorative card presented with a medal for bravery to Charlie Cain after the rescue of crew from the Norwegian vessel 'St George', wrecked under Contrary Head near Peel in 1889.

Date(s): 20 August 1890

Scope & Content: The decorative card was presented to Charlie Cain, cox'n of Peel lifeboat, for assistance to 'St George', wrecked under Contrary Head near Peel in 1889. Presented by Henry Bloom Noble of Villa Marina, Douglas in his capacity as Vice Consul for Sweden and Norway in the Isle of Man on behalf of the Norwegian Government, together with a silver medal as a reward for bravery in saving life from shipwreck.

For the medal see 1968-0005.

Language: English

Extent: 1 item

Item name: card

Collection: Manuscript Archive

Level: ITEM

ID number: MS 12794

Record class: Private

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