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Another Coastguard V.C.
The Victoria Cross Awarded to Men of Portsmouth - Edward Robinson VC -

The Attack on Taganrog June 1855
A short article about the little known campaign in the Sea of Azoff during the Crimea.

Coastguard Long Service & Good Conduct Medals
The most commonly encountered medal awarded to a member of the Coastguard service is the Royal Navy Long Service and Good Conduct Medal. This medal was first introduced in 1830 and was awarded when a ship ‘paid off’, on a quota basis.

Royal Humane Society Gold and Silver Medals
The Royal Humane Society in addition to Gold and Silver medals also bestowed Awards and Testimonials for gallantry in saving lives. Here are a number awarded to Coastguard members.

The Woodley Medal Presentation
During July, 2004, Monica Daly presented the medals awarded to her Grandfather, Thomas Woodley, Chief Officer Coastguard who served in the Coastguard Station in Howth , Co. Dublin to Captain Liam Kirwan, Director of the Irish Coast Guard.

Grace Darling
Royal National Lifeboat Institution Awards
7th.September 1838. The weather in the North Sea was dark and stormy when early on the 6th.September, the 270 ton paddle steamer 'Forfarshire' developed boiler trouble off Flamborough Head Yorkshire.

Cresswell Medals
List of Police Commemorative (Police) Medals presented to Coastguards on the occasion of the vist of King Edward to Ireland in July 1903.

RNLI Gallantry Medals
Royal National Lifeboat Institution Gallantry Medals won by Coastguards Stationed in Ireland from 1824 till 1922.

Coastguard Monetary Awards
During on-going research into awards of medals for lifesaving in Ireland...

The Tayleur Fund Medal
An Irish bravery award: The Tayleur Fund Medal.

Death at Ryde of a Crimean Hero
William Thomas Rickard, Died February 21st. 1905. Aged 77 years

Crookhaven, March 1867.
We, the Undersigned Masters of Vessels have pleasure in bearing testimony to....

Bravery Awards
Assorted Bravey Awards