World War II
Missing Section of U.S. Navy Destroyer USS Abner Read Found Near Remote Kiska Island, Alaska
Seventy-one U.S. lost at sea when section of USS Abner Read hit a mine approximately 75 years ago during the ‘Forgotten Battle of the Aleutians’
The Long Blue Line: USCG Cutter Jackson
On Sept. 12, 1944, the liberty ship George Ade was torpedoed off Cape Hatteras, N.C., by German Sub U-518. Coast Guard Cutters Jackson and Bedloe were sent out on a rescue mission during a hurricane. The mission ended with the loss of both cutters, including 21 of 22 officers and enlisted personnel.