USCGC Tampa.

USCGC Tampa.


Image Number

  • PR79103

Year

  • Between 1915 and 1918

Series Title

General Note

  • Sunk on September 26, 1918 with all hands aboard. It was presumed to have been torpedoed. It was the second largest loss of life in the Naval service, at sea, in WWI.

Rights

    Biography Note

  • After the entry of the United States into the First World War, Algy and his brother Arthur enlisted into the US Coast Guard and served aboard the USCGC Tampa. The Tampa was a Coast Guard cutter serving on convoy duty with the US Navy in Europe when it disappeared into a fog bank and exploded with the loss of all hands after being torpedoed by a German U-boat.

Additional Creator

Physical Description

  • 1 photoprint - b&w - 2 x 3 in.

Subject Term

Subject Corporate

Shelf Number

  • Location: 20934E.

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Chicago Manual of Style

USCGC Tampa. Between 1915 and 1918. Black & white photoprint, 2 x 3 in. State Archives of Florida, Florida Memory. <https://www.floridamemory.com/items/show/324710>, accessed 17 June 2019.

MLA

USCGC Tampa. Between 1915 and 1918. Black & white photoprint. State Archives of Florida, Florida Memory. Accessed 17 Jun. 2019.<https://www.floridamemory.com/items/show/324710>.

AP Style Photo Citation

(State Archives of Florida)