Commodore Frank Hamilton Newcomb: Seaman, Patriot, Lifesaver, Joint Warrior

By: CDR (Ret) John D. Hooper, USCG In the spring of 1940, when asked by the United States Navy to identify a distinguished Coast Guard officer who could provide the namesake for a new warship, Coast Guard commandant, Vice-Admiral Russell Waesche, unequivocally nominated Commodore Frank Hamilton Newcomb for the honor. The only American warship named […]