Aberdeen’s Honours

4GOLD MEDALS

Lt. Randall RN, Capt. Manby’s Rocket Apparatus. For the rescue on 17th January 1825 of four crew of the ship Devoran. Lt Randall received a bar to this medal in 1834 for services to Wanderer of Anstruther

SILVER MEDALS

Lt John Sanderson RN, for rescue on 21st January 1830 of 14 people from the smack Fame.

Lt Thomas Langton RN, for rescue on 21st January 1830 of 14 people from the smack Fame.

James Robinson, for rescue on 24th February 1844 of 11 people from the brig Newcastle.

Cox’n Thomas Sinclair, for rescue on 26th January 1937 of 7 people from the steamer Fairy.

Cox’n Thomas Sinclair, (Second Service Clasp), for rescue on 5th November 1937 of 2 people from trawler Roslin A371.

Cox’n Albert Bird, for rescue on 13th April 1974 of 12 people from the trawler Netta Croan.

Mech Ian Jack, for rescue on 13th April 1974 of 12 people from the trawler Netta Croan.

BRONZE MEDALS

Cox’n Thomas Sinclair,for rescue on Christmas Day 1935 of 2 people from trawler George Stroud A88. ” In heavy seas and a strong South Easterly wind, Cox’n Sinclair handled the lifeboat with courage, determination and skill, taking her five times into the narrow space between the pier wall and the wreck.”

Mech. Alexander Weir, for rescue on 26th January 1937 of 7 people from the steamer Fairy.

Crewman John Masson, for rescue on 26th January 1937 of 7 people from the steamer Fairy.

2nd Cox’n George Flett, for rescue on 5th November 1937 of 2 people from trawler Roslin A371.

Acting Mech. Bert Esson, for rescue on 5th November 1937 of 2 people from trawler Roslin A371.

2nd Cox’n Charles Begg, for rescue on 12th March 1976 of 5 people from the trawler Karemma LH 222

 

INSTITUTION THANKS INSCRIBED ON VELLUM

2nd Cox’n George A. Flett for meritorious conduct during the rescue on 26th January 1937 of 7 people from the steamer Fairey.

Asst Mech. Robert J B Esson for meritorious conduct during the rescue on 26th January 1937 of 7 people from the steamer Fairey.

2nd Asst Mech. James Cowper for meritorious conduct during the rescue on 26th January 1937 of 7 people from the steamer Fairey.

Crewman John M. Noble for meritorious conduct during the rescue on 26th January 1937 of 7 people from the steamer Fairey.

Crewman Alexander S. Masson for meritorious conduct during the rescue on 26th January 1937 of 7 people from the steamer Fairey.

Cox’n George A. Flett for his bravery and initiative during the rescue on 26th October 1953 of 4 people from the fishing boat Trustful III.

Cox’n George A. Flett for his skill and determination during the rescue on 19th October 1955 of 11 people from the trawler Sturdee.

Asst Mech. George Walker for his bravery, skill and seamanship during the rescue on 13th April 1974 of 12 people from the trawler Netta Croan.

Crewman Francis Cruickshank for his bravery, skill and seamanship during the rescue on 13th April 1974 of 12 people from the trawler Netta Croan.

Crewman Andrew Walker for his bravery, skill and seamanship during the rescue on 13th April 1974 of 12 people from the trawler Netta Croan.

Mech. Ian Jack for his seamanship, skill and efficiency during the rescue on 12th March 1976 of 5 people from the trawler Karemma LH 222

 

OTHER HONOURS

1929 Centenary Vellum awarded to Station

1952 Commemorative 150th Anniversary Vellum awarded to Station

2002 Bicentennial Vellum awarded to Station