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Vessel: HMS Swiftsure
Recipient: Capt. William Gordon Rutherford
Type: £100 Trafalgar
Action: Battle of Trafalgar

(21st October, 1805)

This action is described in 'Medals of the British Navy and How They Were Won' by Long, H. W. starting at page 43.

Award Date: 3rd December, 1805

Location: Private collection
References: Trafalgar Swords of Honour by Derek Spalding; portrait of Rutherford with sword in Arms & Armour (JRA) Trafalgar Tokens 2005/2 by Lesle Southwick;




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