Lot Archive


№ 290


19 April 1995

Hammer Price:

Liverpool Shipwreck and Humane Society, Marine Medal, silver (To Mr. Henry Bush, Third Officer, S.S. ‘Gregory’, For gallant service at Pinheiro, Nr. Para. 21 Sept. 1907) complete with silver ribbon buckle, good very fine

The following is an extract from the 69th Annual Report, November, 1907:
‘Silver medal and Vote of Thanks to Mr. Henry Bush, third officer of the steamship “Gregory”, for gallantly diving into the river at Pinheiro, near Para, North Brazil, and rescuing a man who was carried away by the tide while bathing.’