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The Cherry Medal

By W.J.A. Brown RN

The Cherry Medal is an unofficial memento of the 1900-4 commission of the cruiser Argonaut on the China station commanded by Captain George Cherry. He entered the navy in 1864 becoming a captain in 1895 but had difficulty adjusting to technical developments of the period. He was a strict, uncompromising disciplinarian dedicated to ‘The Good […] Read More

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Subjects include: Biography | Manpower & Life at Sea | Navies