Artwork of the night the Marine Electric shipwreck and the incident’s lasting impact on the Coast Guard. The converted WWII-era ship capsized 30 miles off the Virginia coast on Feb. 12, 1983, and brought about drastic changes in the Coast Guard, including revamped marine safety procedures and the implementation of rescue swimmers. (U.S. Coast Guard illustrations by Petty Officer 2nd Class Corinne Zilnicki)
190211-G-IA165-1001.JPG Photo By: Petty Officer 2nd Class Corinne Zilnicki

Jun 8, 2022
WASHINGTON, DC - Artwork of the night the Marine Electric shipwreck and the incident’s lasting impact on the Coast Guard. The converted WWII-era ship capsized 30 miles off the Virginia coast on Feb. 12, 1983, and brought about drastic changes in the Coast Guard, including revamped marine safety procedures and the implementation of rescue swimmers. (U.S. Coast Guard illustrations by Petty Officer 2nd Class Corinne Zilnicki)


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