Lieutenant, United States Coast Guard
Skipper of Coast Guard Cutters
In Service for 36 Years
Arlington, Virginia, October 30, 1943 – Lieutenant Christian Jensen of Portland, Maine, skipper of many Coast Guard cutters, was buried today in Arlington Cemetery with full military honors. He died at Brighton Marine Hospital after a short illness at the age of 67. A funeral service was held at Boston yesterday.
A veteran of thirty-six years’ service, Lieutenant
Jensen became number one man on the Coast Guard’s Warrant Officer List
in 1924 and was the first man commissioned from that group. Born
in Copenhagen, Denmark, he had made his home in Portland for many years
and was Executive Officer of the Constitution Base, Boston, at his death.
Posted: 7 December 2007