Shipwreck That Changed Coast Guard Forever

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Shipwreck That Changed Coast Guard Forever

Post by Patriots » March 29th, 2019, 11:35 pm


The Marine Electric, a converted WWII-era ship, capsized 30 miles off the Virginia coast on February 12, 1983, and brought about drastic changes in the Coast Guard, including revamped marine safety procedures and the implementation of rescue swimmers.

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by Petty Officer 2nd Class Corinne Zilnicki
February 2019

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