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This Day in Coast Guard Hisory – Oct. 13

October 12, 2009

1883 - Between 4 and 5 o’clock in the afternoon, a small sailboat, owned at West Hampton, New York, capsized In crossing the bay with one man on board. Three of the crew of the Petunk Station (Third District) sprang into a skiff, rowed out, rescued the man, and towed the boat ashore.

1988 - The first U.S. merchant marine World War II veterans received their Coast Guard issued discharge certificates.  Congress gave the merchant mariners veterans' status and tasked the Coast Guard with administering the discharges.

1995 - The cutter Ida Lewis was launched, the first of the new 175-foot Keeper class buoy tenders.

(Source: USCG Historian’s Office)



 
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