The Long Blue Line: Coast Guard Cutter Campbell, part 2

In this continuation of Coast Guard Cutter Campbell’s story, Campbell and its crew survive a glancing blow from a Nazi-manned U-boat. The cutter’s 46-year career spanned WWII, the Korean and Vietnam wars and housed one of the most famous Coast Guard mascots in the service.


The Long Blue Line: Coast Guard’s “Queen of the Fleet” and the Battle of Convoy ON-166, part 1

Coast Guard Cutter Campbell, commissioned in 1936, is considered the “Queen of the Fleet” as the longest-lived and most famous of the 327-foot Secretary class cutters. In this week’s Long Blue Line series we share the first part of Campbell’s history and its brave convey escort through waters infested with Nazi submarines.