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Adm. Papp Attends CGC BLACKTHORN Memorial
1/29/2014 6:27:52 PM
Coast Guard Commandant Adm. Bob Papp gave keynote remarks
at the 34th Annual Service of Remembrance
at the Blackthorn Memorial in St. Petersburg, Fla., Jan. 28, 2014. On Jan. 28, 1980, Cutter Blackthorn
capsized after a collision in Tampa Bay, killing 23 Coast Guardsmen. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Patrick Kelley.