Florida Fallen Stories

Photo courtesy of Mark Krancer

Albert Cecil Emerson

Boy 1st class. Enlisted U.S. Coast Guard in New York City, December 15, 1916, 18 years, 10 months. Born in Crystal River, Florida, by 1910 he resided with his parents and younger brother in Clearwater. At the time of his enlistment, he gave his address as Tampa, where he lived with an aunt, Mrs. L. M. Knowles, since the death of his mother in April 1916. (USCG Service Card)


Albert Cecil Emerson was on board the USCGC Tampa. To read about the Tampa, please click here.