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These 83 foot boats, built entirely of wood, and the 840 crewmembers were credited with saving the lives of 1437 men and 1 woman.In remembrance of the service of Rescue Flotilla 1, and with appreciation of the kindnesses of the people of Poole to the crews, this Plaque is given by the men and women of the United States Coast Guard." Coast Guard at Normandy Memorial Utah Beach, Normandy, France On June 6, 1994, the Coast Guard Combat Veterans Association dedicated a plaque to those Coast Guard veterans who served at the invasion of Normandy.Lightship Sailors Memorial New Bedford, Massachusetts A memorial to all lightship sailors who lost their lives in the line of duty was dedicated in 2002 in New Bedford after a four-year effort.The fog-bell from the Vineyard Lightship, lost during the hurricane of 1944, sits atop a granite monument.DC3 Nathan Bruckenthal Memorials: , CG, Memorial Gibraltar There is a memorial plaque on Gibraltar honoring the USS Tampa, CG, which was sunk by a German U-boat during World War I with a loss of all hands while serving as a convoy escort. Ida Lewis Rock, Ida Lewis Light & Ida Lewis Grave Newport, Rhode Island Lime Rock and Lime Rock Light were renamed in honor of the Lighthouse Service's most famous female light-keeper. Coast Guard Cutter is the official memorial site to Coast Guardsmen killed in action in World War II and Vietnam. Rescue Flotilla 1 (The "Matchbox Fleet") Memorial Poole, England Along the harborside at Poole, England, on June 6, 1994, a plaque was dedicated to the men of Coast Guard Rescue Flotilla 1.Her grave is at the Common Burial Ground in Newport, Rhode Island. San Jacinto Coast Guard Memorial San Jacinto, California An 18-foot replica of the Fenwick Lighthouse in Druding Park serves as a memorial to the U. The inscription reads: "From this Quay, 60 cutters of the United States Coast Guard Rescue Flotilla 1 departed for the Normandy Invasion, 6 June 1944.
The names of all lightship sailors who gave their lives in the service of their country are inscribed in the monument's base. MLB44363 [,] Coast Guard Station [,] Quillayute River [,] La Push Washington [,] February 12, 1997." Veterans Memorial Garden 1650 Memorial Drive Lincoln, Nebraska Coast Guard Memorial Monument Florida Veterans Cemetery Bushnell, Florida A Coast Guard monument was dedicated on 12 November 2011 at the Florida Veterans Cemetery in Bushnell, Florida.Richard Etheridge Statue Pea Island Station Cookhouse Museum, Collins Park Manteo, North Carolina A bronze statue of Captain Richard Etheridge was erected and dedicated near the Pea Island Station's Cookhouse which has been restored and now resides in Manteo, North Carolina at Collins Park. The inscription reads: "Dedicated to the Men and Women of the United States Coast Guard [;] Suncoast Chapter USCG CWOA." Coast Guard Memorial Monument New Hampshire State Veterans Cemetery Boscawen, New Hampshire A Coast Guard memorial and monument were dedicated in 2011 along the Memorial Walkway at the New Hampshire State Veterans Cemetery.Coast Guard 44363 Station Quillayute Memorial Coast Guard Station Quillayute River La Push, Washington A memorial to the crew of CG-443653 who lost their lives while responding to a distress call on 12 February 1997 was dedicated on the grounds of the station. Bosley Boatswain's Mate Second Class [,] Clinton P. Schlimme Machinery Technician Third Class [,] These poor plan men, dwellers upon the lonely shores, took their lives in their hands, and at the most imminent risk, crossed the most tumultuous sea. The monument was "Dedicated to all men and women who served in the US Coast Guard and Coast Guard Auxiliary." National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Washington, D. The National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial is the nation’s monument to law enforcement officers who have died in the line of duty.Dedicated on October 15, 1991, the Memorial honors federal, state and local law enforcement officers who have made the ultimate sacrifice for the safety and protection of our nation and its people.
The plaque's inscription reads: "Dedicated this 6th day of June, 1994, to the members of the United States Coast Guard who participated in the initial invasion of Normandy, especially to those who gave their lives here, and to all United States Coast Guard forces who served world wide on land, sea and air during WWII.
The nations of the world shall long remember Normandy; the United States armed forces, their allies and the cost of freedom at this place.