From the Bridge Wing 8-16-2013

From the Bridge Wing 8-16-2013
This Day in Coast Guard History: 1918 – Keeper John Allen Midgett and his crew of five from Station No. 179 at Chicamacomico, North Carolina rescued the crew of the mined British tanker SS Mirlo.  All but one of the lifesavers were named Midgett and each received the Gold Lifesaving Medal for their actions. 1941 – The Honolulu Coast Guard District was transferred to the Navy. 1999...