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Hopley Yeaton Day
Mon, 21 Mar 2011 14:40:35 EST
The Coast Guard remembers Capt. Hopley Yeaton on the anniversary of his receiving the first commission in the Revenue Cutter Service (predecessor of the U.S. Coast Guard) on Mar. 21, 1791, who commanded the cuter Scammel
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for information on the cutter Scammel
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for information on a cutter later named for Yeaton.