Today in Coast Guard History – February 17th

  • 1944- Coast Guardsmen participated in the invasions of Eniwetok and Engebi, Marshall Island.
  • 1956- The CGC Casco saved 21 persons from a US Navy seaplane that was forced to ditch 100 miles south of Bermuda and delivered both the survivors and the disabled aircraft to the Naval Air Station at St. Georgia Harbor, Bermuda.
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