View of SS G. Harrison Smith from the stern of United States Coast Guard cutter Spencer, North Atlantic, 500 nautical miles WSW of Ireland, 17 Apr 1943

Caption     View of SS G. Harrison Smith from the stern of United States Coast Guard cutter Spencer, North Atlantic, 500 nautical miles WSW of Ireland, 17 Apr 1943 ww2dbase
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Source    ww2dbaseUnited States Coast Guard
Identification Code   26-G-1523
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Spencer   Main article  Photos  
Photos on Same Day 17 Apr 1943
Photos at Same Place Atlantic Ocean
Added By David Stubblebine

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Visitor Submitted Comments

1. Anonymous says:
17 Apr 2016 01:51:17 AM

Very good book covering this convoy and attach called Shadows on the horizon.
2. toni hull says:
16 Jan 2017 06:48:49 PM

my father served with the armed guard on the G. Harrison Smith. dad is now 92 so I am trying to locate any info/pictures about the tanker & the time my dad was on the ship.
3. Harry J.Gillway says:
27 Aug 2021 08:17:34 AM

My dad (now deceased) was a wiper or oiler on the ship.
4. Anonymous says:
16 May 2024 11:08:55 PM

I have a ships brass clock that has S/S G Harrison Smith engraved on it.

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