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SOUTH ATLANTIC 1982 AWARDED TO A ROYAL NAVY OFFICER

SOUTH ATLANTIC 1982, WITH ROSETTE ‘SUB LT N L HOWARD HMS PENELOPE’

N. L. Howard completed his Short Career Commission on 3 January 1984, being transferred to the Emergency List for a further four-year period from that date (London Gazette, 20 December 1983, refers).

Penelope, a Leander-class Frigate, was captained by Commander P. V. Rickard during the Falklands campaign and claimed to be the last ship attacked by Argentinian aircraft during the war. An excellent website dedicated to HMS Penelope can be found here:

http://www.hms-penelope.com/falklands-taskforce-1982

Condition EF, mounted for wear. A scarce on the market Naval Officers South Atlantic medal.

Code J2814        Price £1395