1818-The RC Monroe captured the armed brig Columbia inside the Virginia Capes. Columbia had been "cut out" of a Venezuelan fleet by pirates.
(Source: USCG Historian’s Office)
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1850 - USS Advance and USS Rescue sail from New York in a failed attempt to rescue Sir John Franklins Expedition, lost in the Arctic since 1847. Caught in the ice and after tremendous hardship,