Tag: Richard N. Swanson

WWII Coast Guardsman honored for heroism

Storekeeper Second Class Richard Swanson was awarded the Navy and Marine Corps Medal for his role in the February 3, 1943 rescue of 93 survivors from the S.S. Dorchester after their ship was torpedoed off the coast of Greenland. (U.S. Coast Guard photo) Earlier this week, Storekeeper Second Class Richard N. Swanson was awarded the

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