Hutchison’s Gold Medal

Artifacts of the Maritime museum  Captain Hutchison’s Gold RNLI medal Captain William Hutchison (1793-1881), from County Kildare, first harbour master of Kingstown, who also acted as coxswain of the lifeboat. On 14 August 1829 the brig Iron Duke was driven ashore in an easterly gale at Sandycove.  The Sandycove lifeboat with Hutchison three coastguards and […]