The Collection of Life Saving Awards formed by The Late W.H. Fevyer
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Date of Auction: 25th September 2008
Sold for £330
Estimate: £250 - £300
Footnote‘Nordkap in distress in Atlantic 13th March 1891. Mosser put out boat which was stove in. Then put out starboard boat which rescued the crew of the Nordkap at great risk; this boat was also stove in by the Mosser’.
One silver ‘Humanity’ medal; one silver ‘Gallantry’ medal, and five bronze ‘Gallantry’ medals were awarded for this rescue. Alfred Nichols was Bosun of the S.S. Mosser of London.