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Remembering LT Herbert Collins

Lieutenant Herbert Collins, a Coast Guard legend and the last surviving member of the all-black Pea Island life saving station succumbed to cancer on Sunday evening. Lieutenant Herbert Collins as a surfman at the all-black life saving station at Pea Island, North Carolina during Word War II. (U.S. Coast Guard photo) Born in 1921, Collins

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“Rescue Men” – The story of the Pea Island Surfmen

Click on the image to watch a trailer of the documentary, “Rescue Men – the story of the Pea Island Surfmen.” “Rescue Men – The story of the Pea Island Surfmen” is a 90-minute documentary about to be released recognizing the extraordinary historical significance of the Pea Island Lifesaving Station. “Station 17” was manned by

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