Crosby Herald: "Former Captain Of HMS Eaglet Receives Merchant Navy Medal"


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"A HIGHTOWN man who spent a life time at sea has been awarded a merchant navy medal for helping to save lives.

Commander Cedric Loughran, who served in the Royal Navy Reserve for 34 years, was recognised for his work improving the safety of fishing boats.

Commander Loughran, who started out as an ordinary seamen, went on to become captain of HMS Eaglet in Liverpool before being made head of the UK’s reserve amphibious warfare branch."

Former captain of HMS Eaglet receives merchant navy medal - Crosby Herald

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