Awarded: 1866: the Gold Albert Medal, 1881: the RNLI highest award, 1887: posthumously, the Swedish Gold Medal, for saving over 450 lives at sea off Bombay, Milford Haven and Corsica. Samuel Lake 1842-1887 He pioneered Britain's first steam trawlers and pre-formed poured-concrete houses. He was a town councillor and advanced Dartmouth's bunkering trade. He planned and promoted this fine Embankment.

Nick Harrison on Flickr
Nick Harrison on Flickr
Nick Harrison on Flickr

by Dartmouth and Kingswear Society

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