A fine Collection of Life Saving Awards
Date of Auction: 12th December 2012
Sold for £240
Estimate: £150 - £200
FootnoteEx D.N.W. September 1999.
On 11 July 1863, Quartermaster James H. Clyne, R.N., serving aboard H.M.S. Severn, in Trincomalee. A man, Nickton accidentally fell overboard. Clyne jumped overboard after him but his attempt to rescue failed as Nickton sank. (R.H.S. Case No. 17,177).