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On February 18, 1952, she broke in two in a gale, 30 miles east of Chatham, Massachusetts. The rescue of the survivors of the shipwrecked Fort Mercer is considered one of the most daring rescues of the United States Coast Guard. The story of her loss is to be told in a film due to be released in 2016.
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