USCG Cutter Duane WHEC/WPG 33
Coast Guard Cutter Duane Association

Queen of the Squadron - Queen of the Fleet

International Radio Call Sign:
November - Romeo - Delta - Delta
Awards, Citations and Campaign Ribbons

Precedence of awards is from top to bottom, left to right
Top Row - Presidential Unit Citation - China Service Medal (extended)
Second Row - American Defense Service Medal (with fleet clasp) - American Campaign Medal - Europe-Africa-Middle East Campaign Medal (4)
Third Row - Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal (4) - World War II Victory Medal - Navy Occupation Service Medal (with Asia clasp)
Fourth Row - National Defense Service Medal (2) - Vietnam Service Medal (2) - Philippines Presidential Unit Citation
Fifth Row - Republic of Vietnam Gallantry Cross Unit Citation - Philippines Liberation Medal (2) - Republic of Vietnam Campaign Service Medal

603-496-2679 or Tony Cangelosi at 631-714-5732

Reunion information:

The 2014 reunion will be held at Las Vegas, MAY 12th-15th ,2014.

For more information on the Las Vegas Reunion - CLICK HERE

The 2014 Annual Reunion will be held at Cape Cod, OCTOBER 15-18, 2014.

For more reunion information on the Cape Cod Reunion - CLICK HERE

Click here to see pictures from the 2013 Reunion

Click on the underlined links below for more information.

THE HELM Newsletter SPRING 2014
Past Issues of THE HELM
Ship Pictures (official)

Ship Pictures
Ship History

Ship Stories
General Pictures and Past Reunion Pictures

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The Duane Memorial Page

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Treasurer: Tom Grabowski

Bruce Bacon: Duane Association Historian

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