Florida Fallen Stories

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Herman Allen Carmichael

Boy 1st class, African American. Enlisted U.S. Coast Guard at Tampa March 13, 1917, age 17 years, 5 months. Next of kin: Mrs. Estelle Carmichael (mother), 1603 Lamar Avenue, Tampa, a widowed laundress born in Nassau, Bahamas, who died in 1925 at age 45. Herman also had a sister, Hortense, seven years younger. (USCG Service Card)

Herman Allen Carmichael was on board the USCGC Tampa. To read about the Tampa, please click here.