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Avast me hearties, it be the Revenue men! U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Eagle. The 250-foot Barque Eagle is used as a sail training ship by the U.S. Coast Guard Academy in New London, Connecticut.

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In 1941, Buddy Ebsen decided to apply for a Navy commission but was turned down even though he was spending time teaching seamanship to Naval Reserve OCS candidates. Ebsen applied for a commission in the Coast Guard. He was accepted and commissioned a Lieutenant (jg) in the Coast Guard. He served on the Navy frigate USS Pocatello, a weather ship that served on Station Able. He was honorably discharged a Lieutenant in 1946.

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Free ASVAB Word Knowledge Practice Test

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United States Coast Guard Cutter Taney, the last remaining ship afloat that fought in the attack on Pearl Harbor [2048x1536] [OC]