This Day in Coast Guard History – April 13

Monday, April 12, 2010

1909- Cleveland, Ohio, Lake Erie. Two boys were unable to pull against the wind, were in danger of drifting on the breakwater. Life-saving crew at Cleveland went out, took the 2 boys in their power lifeboat, and towed their boat to East Ninth Street pier.

(Source: USCG Historian’s Office)

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