From the Bridge Wing 8-9-2013

From the Bridge Wing 8-9-2013
This Day in Coast Guard History 1942-The Coast Guard-manned attack transport USS Hunter Liggett rescued the survivors of the heavy cruisers USS Vincennes, USS Astoria, and USS Quincy and the Australian cruiser HMAS Canberra that had been sunk the preceding night by Imperial Japanese Navy warships during the Battle of Savo Island. The night battle, also known as the First Naval Battle of Guadalcanal,...