From the Bridge Wing 8-22-2013

From the Bridge Wing 8-22-2013
This Day in Coast Guard History: 1816 – The Revenue Cutter Active, under the command of Revenue Captain Steven White and acting under orders of the Collector at Baltimore, took possession of the Spanish brig Servia, recently departed from Baltimore, which was anchored in the Patuxent River.  The Servia had been captured by an American privateer and Active was ordered to arrest the Servia and...