COAST GUARD TRAGEDY: Eleven crewmembers died due to the commanding officer of Cutter Cuyahoga failing to properly identify the running lights of a freighter, steering his vessel directly into the path of the Santa Cruz II in the Chesapeake Bay

Rear Adm. Daniel Neptun addresses survivors of the Coast Guard Cutter Cuyahoga’s sinking at the 30th anniversary memorial at Training Center Yorktown, Va., Oct. 20, …