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 [Colorized by WW2DB]

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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 [Colorized by WW2DB] 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
Colorized Date 24 Feb 2023

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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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