The Coast Guard cutter Tamaroa, Photo/U.S. Coast Guard

The Coast Guard cutter Tamaroa, Photo/U.S. Coast Guard

PressHerald.com: A historic ship that once called New Hampshire home appears destined to be sunk.

The USS Zuni is the only ship remaining from the Battle of Iwo Jima. But its most famous work was depicted in the book and movie “The Perfect Storm.” Then known as the Coast Guard cutter Tamaroa, and based in New Castle, the ship rescued three people from a sinking sailboat and a crew of National Guardsmen after their helicopter crashed in 1991.

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