Overall: 3 x 1 1/4 in. ( 7.6 x 3.2 cm )
Three tier pin-back medal connected by chains; top tier has engraved eagle; below is engraved "PRESENTED TO" and "EDMUND E. EDINGTON"; below in low relief are men being pulled from sea; engraved below "FOR SAVING FROM DROWNING"; middle tier in high relief shows rowboat with three sitting and one prone figure; obverse of bottom tier is circular medal New York State Arms at center and "V.L.S.C." engraved around perimeter; on top of medal in smaller letters "V L S C"; medal sits on anchor; reverse of bottom tier has "SLOCUM HERO", " No Brother Isl" and "June 15. 1904".
Gift of Mr. George Edington
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