Coast Guard holds memorial to honor fallen crew members of Coast Guard Cutter Blackthorn
Vice Admiral Lunday, the commander of the Coast Guard's Atlantic area, speaks to guests about the impact the CGC Blackthorn had on safety, Jan. 28, 2024, St. Petersburg, Florida. 44 years ago, Blackthorn collided with the motor vessel Capricorn near the Skyway Bridge and 23 members of the crew were lost. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Nicholas Strasburg)

Photo by: Petty Officer 3rd Class Nicholas Strasburg |  VIRIN: 240128-G-FL647-4323.JPG