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Sea Gallantry Medal to Joseph Moffat, for the rescue of the crew of the schooner Phebe Lewis of Newport on 1 April 1881, see description

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Sea Gallantry Medal to Joseph Moffat, for the rescue of the crew of the schooner Phebe Lewis of Newport on 1 April 1881, see description

£350.00

For the rescue of the crew of the schooner Phebe Lewis of Newport on 1 Aril 1881, one silver Board of Trade Humanity Medal and one silver and three bronze Board of Trade Gallantry Medals were awarded to the crew of the Steamer 'Edgeworth' of Cardiff

The Phebe Lewis was owned by Elias Lewis of Newport & built at Porthcawl, Glamorganshire. She was under the Command of Elias Lewis and was carrying steel rail, points & crossings bound for Gijon in Spain. Elias at a court of enquiry had his license suspended for six months.

 


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