BALTIMORE (WJZ) — The last surviving ship from the attack on Pearl Harbor will no longer be known by its original name.
The former Coast Guard cutter Roger B. Taney sits in the Inner Harbor and now serves as a museum.READ MORE: Daily Forecast: A Journey Up The Thermometer Today
Taney served as Chief Justice of the Supreme Court.READ MORE: If You Don't Know Where Your Onions Came From, Throw Them Away To Prevent Salmonella, CDC Says
In 1857, he delivered the majority opinion in Dred Scott v. Sanford which said free Black people and slaves were not American citizens and could not become citizens.MORE NEWS: Man, Woman Injured In Northwest Baltimore Shooting
The ship will now be referred to by its hull identification number.