United States Coast Guard Cutter Hamilton

Alexander Hamilton Treasury Class (327)

Men aboard the Hamilton on December 27, 1941 at the Norfolk Navy Yard. In one month, on January 29, 1942, a German U-Boat would torpedo and sink the Hamilton, eight miles off the coast of Iceland.
Historical Significance:
Named for the first Treasury Secretary of the United States, Alexander Hamilton, this Coast Guard Cutter was lost at sea in 1942.

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Treasury Class Associations:
Hamilton Association President: Tom Mullings

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Last updated: 8 October 1996
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Comments: Underwater Science Program
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