Below are the questions and answers for last month's Navigation Contest.
In the early 1950s, fears of an Eastern-bloc freighter sailing into an American port, armed with a nuclear bomb, gave the Coast Guard a unique Cold War task. Since the Soviet Union and its communist allies had no long-range bomber force and ballistic missiles were still ten years in the future, delivery of a bomb by a vessel sailing into an unsuspecting port and then being detonated was the most likely form of nuclear attack on the United States.
U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Tahoma was re-designated as an examination boat and placed at the mouth of the Chesapeake Bay. What color was her hull painted?
According to the Weems & Plath blog what is the most frequently asked question about tide clocks?
A. Once I set my tide clock, how often will I have to reset it?
Below is the list of names of those who answered both questions correctly. One person has been randomly selected from these names as the winner. We will send that person their $100 gift certificate.
is the $100.00 Weems and Plath gift certificate winner for the March 2013 Trivia Contest.
William C. Benny
Bridgette A Knowles
David A Rainey
Ken C. Schaefer
Mary Ann Brady
Richard Nickson, Jr.
Raymond H. Goldstone
Bruce Weber Sr
V L Green
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