This Day in Coast Guard History - March 7

Monday, March 07, 2011
1883-  A dramatic rescue was performed by the crew of Assateague Life-Saving Station in Virginia using a surfboat through a howling storm to save the ten persons stranded on the sinking barkentine Wolverine.
 
(Source: USCG Historian’s Office)
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