- Caribbean Sea Frontier
The Caribbean Sea Frontier was under the command of
Vice Admiral J. H. Hoover, Commander Caribbean Sea Frontier, and the responsibility of the frontier was the protection of Allied shipping in the Caribbean Seaand along the Atlantic Coast of South Americaduring World War II.
U-Boatmade a last bitter stand in the Trinidadarea in the fall of 1942. Since then, coastal waters continued to be relatively safe of the U-boat menace.
Caribbean Sea Frontier was designated in official records:
*CARIBSEAFRON – Caribbean Sea Frontier.
*COMCARIBSEAFRON – Commander, Caribbean Sea Frontier.
Admiral Earnest J. King, [http://www.ibiblio.org/pha/cno/cnorpt_1.html First Report to the Secretary of the Navy: Covering our Peacetime Navy and our Wartime Navy and including combat operations up to 1 March 1944] . April 1944, pp. 75-88.
Samuel Eliot Morrison, History of United States Naval Operations in World War II, The Battle of the Atlantic, 1939-1943. ISBN 0-7858-1302-0
* [http://www.history.navy.mil/books/OPNAV20-P1000/E.htm Glossary of U.S. Naval Abbreviations (OPNAV 29-P1000)]
* [http://www.shsu.edu/~his_ncp/Comant44.html Naval Operations in the Atlantic and Mediterranean to March 1944]
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