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The United States Coast Guard Cutter Sherman (WHEC –720) passes under the Golden Gate Bridge and into San Francisco Bay. The Sherman was launched on September 3rd, 1968, and  was the sixth of twelve 378 foot high endurance cutters (WHEC's) built for the Coast Guard in the 1960s. The cutter is named for John Sherman, the 19th century statesman who served as Secretary of the Treasury from March 10th, 1877 to March 3rd, 1881 under President Rutherford B. Hayes.