Recorded Samples of the Ashantee Medal to the Royal Navy and Royal Marines

Ashantee Medal The Ashantee medal was sanctioned June 1, 1874 and was awarded for Major General Sir Garnet Wolseley’s camping against the Ashantis under King Kofi Karikari. Approximately 4,000 medals were awarded to men of the Royal Navy and Royal Marines (excluding Kroomen.) The Coomassie clasp was awarded to those present at Amoaful and the capture of the capital, or those protecting the lines communication north of the Prah river. Less than 300 medals with clasp were awarded to RN/RM personnel.

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List 1908 (August 2019). 6 new medals.

Survival Statistics

Survival Statistics

Ship Seen Roll %
Active 139 678 20.5%
Amethyst 43 283 15.2%
Argus 38 211 18.0%
Barracouta 43 298 14.4%
Beacon 11 90 12.2%
Bittern 23 106 21.7%
Coquette 12 68 17.6%
Decoy 11 69 15.9%
Dromedary 20 83 24.1%
Druid 39 257 15.2%
Encounter 42 224 18.8%
Himalaya 42 275 15.3%
Merlin 7 61 11.5%
Rattlesnake 52 288 18.1%
Seagull 14 90 15.6%
Simoom 73 377 19.4%
Tamar 35 224 15.6%
Victor Emanuel 43 274 15.7%
Total 690 3956 17.4%