U.S. Coast Guard Historian's Office
2703 Martin Luther King, Jr., Ave, SE
Washington, DC 20593-7031


U.S. Coast Guard Museum
Coast Guard Academy - Waesche Hall
15 Mohegan Ave
New London, CT 06320-8100

Contacting us:  U.S.C.G. Historian's Office

Historic Events
The Commandant, Admiral Owen Siler, waits to introduce two of the first women to be assigned to sea duty on board a Coast Guard cutter at a 22 June 1977 press conference. Left to right: BM3 Debra Lee Wilson, ENS Beverly G. Kelley, ADM Owen W. Siler.

DAILY CHRONOLOGY OF COAST GUARD HISTORY

Historic daily events in Coast Guard history, listed by month

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Fleet Admiral William F. Halsey, Jr., USN (Ret.)
CG-40428: next to the Coast Guard ensign is BM3 (later BMCM) Charles "Mac" McGowan, alongside him is EN2 Reagan, third crewman is unknown.
Unknown Tampa Crewman, Lamphey Churchyard, Wales, United Kingdom, ca. 2014

"In loving memory of our unknown shipmate from the USS Coast Guard Cutter Tampa torpedoed in the Bristol Channel September 26th 1918 Erected by the USS Tampa Coast Guard Post 719 American Legion New York"
North Atlantic: foul weather gear, WWII
Uniform: Dungarees 
The Coast Guard signalman operating the blinker lamp is SM 3/c Theodore Cholewinski, USCGR, WWII
Coast Guard Archives
Winter clothing, kapok life vests.  Coast Guardsman on right is wearing the standard Navy issue watch cap.   
They are preparing to fire a "K" gun depth charge projector.
Resources
Elmer Stone Biography
STONE, ELMER_BIOGRAPHY.PDF
Native Americans in the US Coast Guard by Dennis Noble
NATIVE AMERICANS_D NOBLE.PDF
Oral History Bruce Jones
Hurricane Katrina
2005
JONES, BRUCE_ORAL HISTORY...
Hurricane Katrina Index
KATRINA INDEX.PDF
Flag Officer Biography Rear Admiral Robert F. Duncan.
DUNCANFLAGBIO-2017-01.PDF
List of Commandants of the US Coast Guard (2017)
List of CCG
CCG LIST.PDF
List of Vice Commandants of the US Coast Guard (2017)
List of VCG
VCG LIST.PDF
World War I (WWI) overview PowerPoint
WORLD WAR I PPT (THIESEN)...
US Coast Guard Historian's Office
WWI Fact Sheet
WWI INFO - FINAL AUG 8.PDF
US Coast Guard Historian's Office
List of US Coast Guard manned LCI(L)s (Landing Craft Infantry Large) during WWII.
LCIS.PDF
US Coast Guard Historian's Office
World War II Coast Guard-Manned U.S. Army Freight and Supply Ship Histories
FS VESSELS_WORLD WAR II C...
U.S.C.G. Historian's Office
Historical Bibliography
HISTORICAL BIBLIOGRPAHY.PDF
United States Coast Guard Roll of Honor April 6, 1917 - November 30, 1918

Government Printing Office, 1919
USCG_ROLLOFHONOR1918.PDF
The Navy Book of Distinguished Service
An official compendium of the names and citations of the men of the United States Navy, Marine Corps, Army and foreign governments who were decorated by the Navy Department for extraordinary gallantry and conspicuous service beyond the call of duty in the World War. With a forward by JOSEPHUS DANIELS Harry R. Stringer Editor FASSETT PUBLISHING COMPANY WASHINGTON, D. C.1921

Coast Guard Heroes - Coast Guardsmen Decorated for Heroism during WWI
COAST GUARD HEROES - COAS...
Track chart of cruise of U.S. Rev. Steamer "Bear"
OVERLAND RESCUE CHART
RG 107 - Office of the Secretary of War Entry 118 Box 7 Summarization of Loran Program up to VJ Day
1945_LORAN_SUMMARY.PDF
U.S. Coast Guard History Program
The Saga of Samantha By Bill Verge, USCG (Ret.)
VERGEBILLSAGAOFSAMANTHA.PDF
U.S. Coast Guard History Program Frequently Asked Questions
ALEXANDER HAMILTON'S LETTER OF INSTRUCTIONS TO THE COMMANDING OFFICERS OF THE REVENUE CUTTERS Treasury Department, June 4th, 1791
HAMILTONLETTER.PDF
Tars and Spars the Coast Guard Show a Tabloid Musical Revue by Howard Dietz and Lieut. Vernon Duke
TARS&SPARS-300-01.PDF
Guardians of the Gulf: A History of Coast Guard Combat Operations in Support of Operation Iraqi Freedom, 2002-2004
William H. Thiesen
USCGINOIF.PDF