United Kingdom: Distinguished Service Cross

Ribbon: Blue with white central stripe.

Instituted: 15 June 1901 as the Conspicuous Service Cross, renamed in October 1914.

Awarded: For gallant or distinguished naval service in face of the enemy, to officers in the Royal Navy or merchant service until 1993, since then it may be awarded to any rank.

Post-nominal letters: DSC.

Edward VII Edward VII, Obverse Edward VII, Reverse
George V George V, Obverse George V, Reverse
George VI Type 1 George VI: Obverse Sorry - no picture of reverse
George VI Type 2 Sorry - no picture of obverse Sorry - no picture of reverse
Elizabeth II Elizabeth II, Obverse Elizabeth II, Reverse
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