Liverpool Shipwreck and Humane Society

Liverpool Shipwreck and Humane Society

Liverpool Shipwreck and Humane Society

The Liverpool Shipwreck and Humane Society was founded in 1839. It makes honorary awards to people who voluntarily put their own lives or safety at risk by saving or attempting to save other people who are in danger in cases of shipwreck, drowning, fire or any other hazards. [2]

NAMERANKYEARFORCEAWARDCITATION
BARLOW AndrewPC1982BTP FleetwoodTestimonialWhen a car containing a driver and passenger fell into the mud of the harbour, PC Barlow attended and climbed down to the car to give the two unconscious occupants medical aid.
JAMES MichaelPC1924GWR BirkenheadSilver Marine Gallantry MedalAwarded for the rescue of a 7 year old boy.
LEWIS PercyPC (Rtd.)1966TestimonialAt the age of 72, sprightly pensioner Percy Lewis dived into the Mersey and rescued a small girl who had fallen into the river.
McNAUGHTON TomPC1958BTC Fleetwood DockTestimonialPC McNaughton jumped into the ice-covered waters of Wyre docks to rescue a drowning man.
McNAUGHTON TomPC1972BTP Fleetwood DockTestimonialOn 6th April 1972, the officer jumped into the Wyre Dock to rescue a drowning woman.

[2] Source: Liverpool Shipwreck and Humane Society