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Five women OCS candidates aboard USCGC Unimak, the first women assigned to sea duty, 1973.
210429-G-G0000-1006.JPG Photo By: USCG Historian's Office

USCGC Unimak - Original caption: "Boston -- COMING INTO PORT aboard the Coast Guard Cutter Unimak are five women officer candidates training for the first time alongside their male counterparts. The stopover in Boston is part of a two week training cruise designed to give student of the Coast Guard Officer Candidate School in Yorktown, Virginia, at taste of life at sea. Shown are Officer Candidates (from left to right) Lynn W. Smith, Sue E. Jennings, Bonnijill McGhee, Sheila E. Denison and Margaret R. Riley."


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