Award to crew member of T/S ALASKA for contribution "to rescuing survivors of a torpedoed ship and saving their own ship after being torpedoed". T/S ALASKA was "torpedoed and damaged by U-510 in the North Atlantic 30. October 1942".
King's/Queen's Commendation for Brave Conduct (illustrasjon)
Copyright: Stiftelsen Arkivet/privat
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