A quick post and run today, my friends. My apologies for falling behind on site visits and support, I’ve found myself bogged down on a project, which has severely cut into my time unexpectedly.
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Today we have a look at an historic ship, the USCGC (United States Coast Guard Cutter) Taney, moored outside of the Baltimore Maritime Museum in the city’s inner harbor. She was built in the 1930s in the Philadelphia Naval Yard and remained in service for nearly 50 years. What makes this ship particularly special? It is the last remaining ship afloat that saw battle duty in the attack on Pearl Harbor on December 7th, 1941.
The ship was decommissioned at Portsmouth, Virginia and donated to the city of Baltimore. Roger B. Taney (pronounced taw-nee) was a Marylander from Calvert County.
I took the image below about a year or so ago. Enjoy!
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