LIFE-SAVING AT SEA

AWARD OF THE KING'S MEDALS

The King has been pleased, on the recommendation of the President of the Board of Trade, to award medals for gallantry in saving life at sea to the folowing persons:

A silver medal to Lieutenant David Blair, R.N.R., first officer of the steamship Majestic, of Liverpool, in recognition of his services in attempting to rescue a trimmer of that vessel who jumped overboard in the North Atlantic on May 6, 1913.

Related Biographies:

David Blair

Relates to Ship:

Majestic (1890)

Acknowledgements

Mark Baber

Citation

Encyclopedia Titanica (2008) LIFE-SAVING AT SEA (The Times, Saturday 12th July 1913, ref: #7770, published 28 July 2008, generated 24th September 2020 10:10:46 AM); URL : https://www.encyclopedia-titanica.org/david-blair-award-kings-medal-gallantry.html