U.S. Coast Guard Discovers Shipwreck of U.S. Revenue Cutter Bear 90 Miles Off the Coast of Nova Scotia

The U.S. Coast Guard has located the shipwreck of the ‘legendary’ U.S. Revenue Cutter Bear after two decades of looking for it

The U.S. Coast Guard said on Thursday that it had located one of the most famous shipwrecks, the ‘legendary’ U.S. Revenue Cutter Bear, after two decades of looking for it.

She was found 90 miles due south of Cape Sable, Nova Scotia, NOAA Ocean Exploration wrote in a post.

The military ship was part of both World Wars, patrolled the waters off Alaska for decades and at one point was captained by the first black man to command a U.S. government vessel.

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SOURCE: Daily Mail, Chris Ciaccia, AP