From the Bridge Wing 10-17-2013

From the Bridge Wing 10-17-2013
This Day in Coast Guard History: 1814 -The crew of United Stats Revenue Cutter Eagle, which had been driven ashore near Negros Head, New York in an encounter with the British brig HMS Dispatch, dragged the cutter’s guns up a bluff in an effort to continue the battle. The New York Evening Post gave an account of what happened next to the out-gunned cutter and its crew: “During the engagement...