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A Perfect Lady
A Pictorial History of the U. S. Coast Guard Cutter Barque Eagle
by Tido Holtkamp
Trade Paperback, 160 pages w/ 200 photos
Since 1946, the U. S. Coast Guard has used the Barque Eagle for training their cadets and officer candidates.
Over the years she has represented the United States of America at birthday and anniversary celebrations of states and cities
not only in the United States, but all over the world. She has led many tall ship parades and has acted as the U.S.A. ambassador
on numerous other occasions. Built in Germany in 1936 as the Horst Wessel, Eagle was taken as war prize following
World War II. Since then she has had a long distinguished career as "America's Tall Ship."
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