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Vessel: HMS Thunderer
Recipient: Capt. John Stockham
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
Inscription: From the Patriotic Fund at Lloyds to John Stockham Esq. Captn of H.M.S. Thunderer for his Meritorious Services In Contributing To The Signal Victory Obtained Over the Combined Fleets of France and Spain off Cape Trafalgar on the 21st October 1805

Location: National Maritime Museum 5/12
References: Trafalgar Swords of Honour by Derek Spalding; illustrated in London Silver-hilted swords by Leslie Southwick; illustd Arms & Armour (JRA) Trafalgar Tokens 2005/2 by Lesle Southwick




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