Silver Medal of Life Saving Benevolent Association of New York, Lovett Lake (Ga.), 1895. 1950.136.20

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Obverse: LIFE SAVING BENEVOLENT ASSOCIATION OF NEW YORK; in ex., INC.D. 29TH MARCH/1849; on exergal line, G. H. LOVETT - Three-masted ship on waves, lifeboat with four men between ship and beach in foreground; on l. of beach, small house marked RELIEF; to r. of house, two men firing a mortar, shooting a lifeline toward the ship.
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Reverse: VITA FELICIBUS AUSIS SERVATA; insc. in script, "Presented to/ Frans Jhon. Stromberg/ in recognition of his/ meritorious service in/ going in the life boat/ which rescued the crew/ of the sinking barge/ Charles R. Christy/ in Haverstraw Bay/ during a violent storm March 28./ 1895. - Laurel wreath.

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