Dec. 9, 2022
The Long Blue Line: Harry Hamlet’s rescue of Navy convoy 100 years ago!
[Editor’s note: This essay is adapted from “The Coast Guard in the World War,” a chapter in The Story of the Coast Guard (New York: Blue Ribbon Books, 1943), 81-86. For his courageous rescue efforts, Captain Harry Hamlet (later commandant) received the Gold Lifesaving Medal and the Navy Commendation Medal.]“When it seemed that all chance of being