THE PRINCES ISLANDS ISTANBUL

In the Marmara southeast of Istanbul is an archipelago of nine small islands. They are famous for their beautiful pine woods, beaches and horse-drawn carriages (motor vechicles are prohibited on the islands) and they are very popular in the summer.

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The captain was therefore found guilty and fined 200 Norwegian kroner. For outstanding gallantry, coxswain James Robson was awarded the Royal National Lifeboat Institute’s Silver Medal at a public meeting on 12 March 1908, the chairman of North Sunderland Lifeboat Station, Lt. Col. Marshal, presenting it on behalf of the RNLI. James’ father, a former coxswain, was also presented with a framed certificate to mark his years of dedication to the service. The King of Norway presented James Robson with a silver medal for ‘His Noble Deeds’ in rescuing the crew of the Geir. The Geir (Official No.84946) was an iron-hulled 848-ton Norwegian steam cargo vessel measuring 61.13 m in length, with a 9.60-m beam and a 3.

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