Pension award notices

Scope and Content

Original file had "Pension Awards" written on the cover, and was split with cardboard dividers into four sections titled: "Samvern", "Fort Babine", "Benalbanach" and "Benlomond". The pension award notices were sent from The Ministry of Pensions and are addressed to Wm Thomson & Co and also to The Ben Line Steamers Ltd. The notices detail the name of the crew member or the dependent who has applied for a pension, and details of the award made, or notification that the application has been unsuccessful.

  • 2 award notices for crew serving on Samvern, 1945;
  • 3 award notices for dependants of crew serving on Fort Babine, 1943;
  • 21 award notices for dependants of crew serving on Benalbanach I, 1943;
  • 17 award notices for dependants of crew serving on Benlomond IV, 1942.