Arlington National Cemetery in Arlington County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
U.S. Coast Guard Memorial
Semper Paratus - 1790
United States Coast Guard
U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Tampa
Sunk by enemy submarine in Bristol Channel
September 26, 1918
When all on board were lost
Charles Satterlee, Captain ∙ Archibald H. Scally, Lt. Comdr. ∙ John T. Carr, Lt. Comdr. ∙ John F. McGourty, Lieut. ∙ James M. Earp, Lieut. ∙ Roy A. Bothwell, Lieut. ∙ James A. Frost, Jr., Lieut. ∙ Hadley H. Teter, Asst. Surg. ∙ David Hoffman, Ensign ∙ Edward Reavely, Ensign ∙ William Hickey, Boatswain ∙ Jules G. Darnou, Gunner ∙ Chas. H. Klingelhoefer, Carpt. ∙ Wilhem Knudsen, Machinist ∙ Joseph Cygan ∙ Earle C. Bell ∙ Ludvig A. Larsen ∙ Charles E. Galvin ∙ Anders Poulsen ∙ William B. Clements ∙ Frank J. Taylor ∙ Louis F. Vaughan ∙ Jacob D. Nix ∙ Wamboldt Sumner ∙ Justin P. Wiley ∙ William R. Bozeman ∙ Arthur J. Deasy ∙ George H. Griffiths ∙ John Smith ∙ Algy K. Bevins ∙ Carl L. Dalton ∙ John Bouzekis ∙ Richard E. Cordova ∙ Norman W. Finch ∙ Joseph Lieb ∙ Michael Sarkin ∙
Thy Way Is In The Sea
Officers and Men
U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Seneca
Lost in bravely endeavoring as volunteers to
salvage the torpedoed British steamer Wellington
Bay of Biscay, September 17, 1918
William L. Boyce, Machinist ∙ Carl S. Newbury ∙ William H. Best ∙ William H. Prime ∙ Martin Ovesen ∙ August Zuleger ∙ Paul Lee Marvelle ∙ Raymond H. Tingard ∙ Merton Stellenwerf ∙ Russell Elam ∙ James J. Nevins
These too died for country
Sidney B. Orne, Lieut. ∙ Edmund C. Zink, Gunner ∙ DeWitt T. Alley, Gunner ∙ Frank Atkins ∙ Hugh E. Richards ∙ Alexander Hope ∙ Donald J. Shea ∙ Samuel N. Casey ∙ John E. Harrison ∙ Frank S. Reilly ∙
And Thy Path In The Great Waters
Erected 1928 by U.S. Coast Guard.
Location. 38° 52.253′ N, 77° 4.096′ W. Marker is in Arlington National Cemetery, Virginia, in Arlington County. Touch for map. The memorial is located in Section 4 of the cemetery, off Jessup Drive, near Dewey Drive. Marker is in this post office area: Fort Myer VA 22211, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Matthew Alexander Henson (within shouting distance of this marker); Robert Edwin Peary (within shouting distance of this marker); Indian Warriors and Their Brothers (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Vietnamese Airborne Division and Their Advisors (about 700 feet away); Americal Division (about 800 feet away); First Marine Division Association (about 800 feet away); 96th Infantry Division, U.S. Army (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Peacemaker (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Arlington National Cemetery.
Also see . . .
1. USCGC Tampa. (Submitted on January 18, 2009, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland.)
2. USCGC Seneca. (Submitted on January 18, 2009, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland.)
3. Arlington Memorials. Note: This and some other references erroneously state that the cutter Seneca was lost with "all" officers and men. The loss of the Tampa with all hands was the greatest loss of life on any ship in the U.S. naval service during WWI. (Submitted on January 18, 2009, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland.)
4. Coast Guard History. (Submitted on January 18, 2009, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland.)
Additional keywords. Navy, Revenue Cutter Service, Coast Guard, Treasury Department.
Categories. • Cemeteries & Burial Sites • War, World I • Waterways & Vessels •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on January 17, 2009, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland. This page has been viewed 1,450 times since then and 20 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on January 17, 2009, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.