1973The Mariner’s Medal was awarded posthumously to Howard Blackburn.People and Communities, Economy and Industry, Maritime & Fishing Industry, Notable People

Gloucester City Archives, 1972 City Council Document, #65
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The Mariner’s Medal was given during the 350th Anniversary celebration per the order of the City Council “for his legendary bravery and endurance on the high seas.”

Gloucester City Archives, 1972 City Council Document, #65
Howard Blackburn, n.d. Cape ann Museum Library & Archives, Photo 14070.
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