The story of the nationally historic US Coast Guard Cutter STORIS (WMEC-38), her legendary career and how the US Government sold her for scrap rather than promote her preservation as a living history museum ship and training vessel.
Monday, April 28, 2014
EXXON VALDEZ: 25 years later
Twenty-five years ago today, the supertanker EXXON VALDEZ ran aground on Bligh Reef in Prince William Sound. STORIS served as on-scene commander among a fleet of CG assets that responded to the disaster. Read about the CG response to the disaster here.
(Originally posted March 24, 2014)
USCGC STORIS - Life and Death of a CG Queen