David E. Perkins Oral History Interview, November 27, 1978, December 12, 1978

Oral History #OH0054

  • Descriptive Summary
    Title: David E. Perkins Oral History Interview
    Creator: Lennon, Donald R.
    Perkins, David E.
    Repository: ECU Manuscript Collection
    Language: English
    Extent: 0.02 Cubic feet, 4 audiocassettes, 4.25 hours, 105 pages ,
  • Description

    Captain Perkins recounts his experiences as a Coast Guard officer from enrollment in a New London, Conn. prep school in 1941 until his retirement in 1977. Topics discussed include the Coast Guard Academy, duty on the Atlantic and Pacific coast, search and rescue operations in Alaska, involvement in the weather patrol program, assignment to Coast Guard headquarters, duty in Vietnam, and involvement in the planning and execution of OPSAIL (1976 Tall Ships Event).

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    Gift of David E. Perkins

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    Preferred Citation

    David E. Perkins Oral History Interview (#OH0054), East Carolina Manuscript Collection, J. Y. Joyner Library, East Carolina University, Greenville, North Carolina, USA.

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