Coast Guard Assists in Recovery of 140 Year Old Artifacts from USS TORRENT

JUNEAU, Alaska (D17 Public Affairs) – The Coast Guard assisted the Alaska State Archeologist and Historic Press Office, the Government Services Agency and the Team Torrent dive team in successfully recovering 140 year-old artifacts from the USS Torrent out of Coal Bay near Homer, Alaska, Monday. The crew of the Hickory used its crane to recover the artifacts which included a brass mountain howitzer...

Coast Guard Supports Recovery of 140 Year Old Artifact

HOMER, Alaska — The Coast Guard Cutter Hickory will support the recovery efforts of 140-year-old historical artifacts from the USS Torrent, Monday, which were discovered near Port Graham in 2007. These artifacts include a Mountain Howitzer, several portals, a copper toilet, and other miscellaneous items. The items will be transported to the Pratt Museum in Homer, where they will be prominently...