100th Anniversary of the Loss of the USS TAMPA

100th Anniversary of the Loss of the USS TAMPA
Coast Guard Cutter Tampa prior to World War 1.  Official U.S. Navy photo Today marks the 100th anniversary of the loss of USS TAMPA during World War I. TAMPA was one of six Coast Guard cutters serving overseas on convoy duty during the war. Also serving were the cutters SENECA, OSSIPEE, ALCONQUIN, MANNING and YAMACRAW. During TAMPA’s service in a foreign combat zone, she successfully escorted 18...