Gunner's Mate William Wells aboard POINT GLOVER, 1969
Coast Guard Gunner's Mate Second Class William "Bill" Wells, II, mans the forward 81mm/50 caliber "piggyback" gun of CGC POINT GLOVER for a Navy photographer during the turnover of the cutter to the South Vietnamese Navy in the fall of 1969 in DaNang, South Vietnam. Bill Wells later retired after a distinguished career with the Coast Guard as a GMCM and is a noted historian of the Coast Guard and the Revenue Cutter Service.

Photo by: USN & GMCM William R. Wells, II, USCG (Ret.) |  VIRIN: 210115-G-G0000-1001.JPG