Sometimes the story was around for ages: “Shipwreck of the Schooner, D. H. Ingraham

Sometimes an artifact linked to the story comes around:

Treasury Life Saving Silver av

Fig 1: Treasury Life Saving Silver avers

Treasury Life Saving Silver rv

Fig 2: Treasury Life Saving Silver revers

The reverse reads: ” To Somers C. Godfrey for gallantry aiding to save five men from the burning schooner D.H. INGRAM – December 4th, 1886″

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