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Wednesday Brown Bag Lunch Program - Scott Grant: 1942 Nazi U-Boat Attack off Jacksonville Beach
Join Friends in welcoming historian Scott Grant who will discuss the Nazi attack on the tanker SS Gulfamerica.
Last month a new monument was erected in Jacksonville Beach commemorating the tragic death of nineteen men on the SS Gulfamerica, a tanker attacked by Nazi U-Boats in 1942. Local historian Scott Grant will be at the Main Library presenting on the horrific attack that happened so close to Jacksonville Beach that the explosion was seen from St. Augustine to St. Marys, Georgia.
Grant holds a degree in History and Economics from Cornell University and uses his vast knowledge of local history to share the details of the night the SS GulfamericaView more
Event is free and open to the public. Seating is limited.
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Seating begins at 11:00 a.m.
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