|Life-saving lighthouse keeper honored|
|News - St Augustine Area & St Johns County|
BRIDGEPORT, Conn. — Praised for performing dangerous work at a time when women couldn’t even vote, a lighthouse keeper credited with saving 21 people during her 61 years of service received a grave marker Thursday more than a century after she was buried.
The Coast Guard, local officials and others participated in a dedication ceremony for Kathleen “Kate” Moore at the Mountain Grove Cemetery in Bridgeport.
The Coast Guard is scheduled to commission Coast Guard Cutter Kathleen Moore, a 154-foot Sentinel-class Fast Response Cutter, on Saturday in Key West.
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