10.7.16

Radhika Menon : First woman to receive Award for Exceptional Bravery at Sea

Radhika Menon : First woman to receive Award for Exceptional Bravery at Sea


Radhika Menon will become the first woman in the world to receive the Award for Exceptional Bravery at Sea from the International Maritime Organisation for saving the lives of seven fishermen, whose hopes of survival were all but over. Five year ago, she became the first woman captain of the Indian Merchant Navy. 

A native of Kodungallur in Kerala, Menon was at the helm of oil tanker 'Sampurna Swarajya' of Shipping Corporation of India. 

So let's discuss some questions related to this post :
1. Name the woman who has become the first woman to receive Award for Exceptional Bravery at Sea?
2. The Award for Exceptional Bravery at Sea is provided by which organization?

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