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The Long Blue Line: Great Galveston Hurricane—Coast Guard’s first superstorm 120 years ago
Wed, 08 Jul 2020 17:08:09 +0000
 By mamanning1in History onJune 26, 2020No comments William H. Thiesen, Historian, Coast Guard Atlantic Area   This day crew pulled with Surf-Boat to “Pelican Flats” and resumed the task of burying the bodies of drowned persons and animals; burning, and burying twelve persons; and ten animals. Crew returned to City at 5 p.m.  -Keeper Edward Haines, Galveston Lifesaving Station,Sept. 17, […]
The Long Blue Line: The Tampa—a legacy of courage!
Wed, 24 Jun 2020 20:42:24 +0000
 By mamanning1in History onJune 14, 2020No comments Nora L. Chidlow, Archivist, United States Coast GuardArlyn S. Danielson, Curator, United States Coast Guard Launched in 1912 and christened the Miami, Coast Guard Cutter Tampa was part of a small but nimble fleet of revenue cutters that patrolled American coastal waters. After the sinking of Titanic on April 14, 1912, […]
Happy 81st Birthday U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary!
Tue, 23 Jun 2020 23:18:59 +0000
U.S. Coast GuardJune 23 at 7:58 PM ·  The #USCGAUX serves as the volunteer component of the #USCGWorkforce. Auxiliarists promote recreational #boatingsafety and act as a continuous force-multiplier for the Coast Guard year round. Our Auxiliary shipmates help keep the boating public safe by teaching boating safety courses and providing FREE vessel safety checks to ensure your boat is in […]