Awards. Hanssen, Helmer. Royal medals awarded for polar explorations.
Helmer Hanssen was awarded the Knight of St. Olav (medal on left in photo)for exceptional seamanship on Roald Amundsen's expeditions in the northern and southern parts of the world. The medal on the right was awarded to Helmer Hanssen in 1912 by King Haakon. Called the Medal of the South Pole, it rewarded participants in Roald Amundsen's South Pole discovery.
|Dimensions||400 x 614|
|Linked to||Helmer Julius HANSSEN|