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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

Commemorations

Please search the image and resource galleries at the bottom of the page for images, articles, documents and publications detailing the Coast Guard's involvement in World War I, World War II, and Vietnam

Click on each sub-page for updated commemorative event information.

Commemorations:

- The U. S. Coast Guard & U.S. Lighthouse Service in World War I: 100th Year Anniversary

- The U. S. Coast Guard in World War II: 75th Year Anniversary

- The U. S. Coast Guard in Vietnam: 50th Year Anniversary

 

Image Gallery
Appendix H1, licenses issues to engineer officers and deck officers, certificates suspended and revoked, licenses suspended and revoked
Statistical Division, US Coast Guard
Appendix H, correlation chart showing monthly vessel inspections with total number of merchant vessels (1000 gross tons or over)
Statistical Division, US Coast Guard
Appendix F, US Merchant vessels sunk since Pearl Harbor
Statistical Division, US Coast Guard
Appendix C, US Merchant vessels engaged in deep sea trades (1000 gross tons or over), US Merchant vessels sunk since Pearl Harbor
Statistical Division, US Coast Guard
Appendix H2
Number of Merchant Seamen Issued Original Documents
Appendix H1
Number of Licenses and Certificates Suspended and Revoked
Coast Guard at War - Marine Inspection XIII Appendix G
Monthly Vessel Inspections
Coast Guard at War - Marine Inspection XIII Appendix H
Officer's Licenses Issued, Suspended and Revoked
Appendix B
US Merchant Ship Losses
Clock, small aviator's, made of black metal with luminous dial with white numbering, dots, and notches and with "8 Days A.S. US Army Waltham" with white clock hands and with hand knob at bottom and frame on back with 4 holes for mounting, with hand engraved markings on the back "47AGV" and "32381".  Made by Waltham.  Used by Coast Guard Warrant Officer Cadmus Daniel Griffin, WWI.
Heritage Asset Collection, 2014.024.009
Shirt, green wool, part of uniform used by Warrant Officer Cadmus Daniel Griffin, WWI.
Heritage Asset Collection, 2014.024.003
Case for goggles, aviator's, used by Coast Guard Warrant Officer Cadmus Daniel Griffin, WWI.
Heritage Asset Collection, 2014.024.007 (goggles) & 2014.024.008 (case)
Jacket, wool, part of uniform used by Coast Guard Warrant Officer Cadmus Daniel Griffin, WWI.
Heritage Asset Collection, 2014.024.002
Leggings, leather, part of uniform used by Coast Guard Warrant Officer Cadmus Daniel Griffin, WWI.
Heritage Asset Collection, 2014.024.005
Combination cap with green wool cover on stiff frame with hard black leather bill, gold braid chin strap, and WO1 device attached to front, with maker's mark stamp on interior lining: "Ridabock and Company New York Trade Mark", part of uniform used by Warrant Officer Cadmus Daniel Griffin, WWI.
Heritage Asset Collection, 2014.024.001
Photograph of WWI aviators including Cadmus Griffin.
Coast Guard Archives
Goggles, aviator's, part of uniform used by Coast Guard Warrant Officer Cadmus Daniel Griffin, WWI.
Heritage Asset Collection, 2014.024.007
Box of  tan leather with five loops across the center of the lid's interior, side flaps, metal front clasp closure, white thread seams, and stamped with "King English Pigskin Case Made in England" with 18 assorted uniform buttons (9 small, 1 medium, 8 large).  Used by Warrant Officer Cadmus Daniel Griffin, WWI.
Heritage Asset Collection, 2014.024.002
Helmet, aviator's, of sewn brown leather with shearling lining, ear flaps, chin straps, and metal snaps and buckles with interior maker's tag: "A. O. Spalding & Bros. Spalding Trademark Made in USA Reg US Pat. Off", part of uniform worn used by Coast Guard Warrant Officer Cadmus Daniel Griffin, WWI.
Heritage Asset Collection, 2014.024.006
Pants, wool, part of uniform used by Coast Guard Warrant Officer Cadmus Daniel Griffin, WWI.
Heritage Asset Collection, 2014.024.004
Resources
Ray Evans 29 May 1943
U.S Coast Guard Historian's Office
EVANS-29MAY43-5_PIC.PDF
Raymond Evans, USCG (Ret.)
Oral History Transcribed
U.S Coast Guard Historian's Office
RAY_EVANS_VIDEO_INTERVIEW...
USS Evansville, PF-70
PF70_EVANSVILLE.PDF
Ray Evans 29 May 1943
U.S Coast Guard Historian's Office
EVANS-29MAY43-2_PIC.PDF
Raymond Evans, USCG (Ret.)
Biography, scanned
U.S Coast Guard Historian's Office
EVANSSBIO_SCAN.PDF
Raymond Evans
Biography, scanned
U.S Coast Guard Historian's Office
EVANSRAYUSCG-BIO.PDF
Ray Evans May 1943
U.S Coast Guard Historian's Office
EVANS-MAY43_PIC.PDF
The Gold Dust Twins 
Commander Raymond Evans, USCG (Ret.) remembers his friend and shipmate Douglas Munro
U.S Coast Guard Historian's Office
EVANSORALHISTORY_GOLDDUST...
Raymond Evans
ALCOAST 250-13
June 2013
U.S Coast Guard Historian's Office
EVANSRAY_ALCOAST-250-13.PDF
Raymond Evans, USCG (Ret.)
Biography
U.S Coast Guard Historian's Office
EVANSRAY_BIO.PDF
Raymond Evans
Documents, scanned
U.S Coast Guard Historian's Office
EVANSRAYDOCS2.PDF
Ray Evans Scrapbook scan
Navy Cross award, RADM Jones
U.S Coast Guard Historian's Office
RAY EVANS_SCRAPBOOK1008_S...
Ray Evans RADM Jones 29 May 1943
Photograph
EVANS-29MAY43-1_PIC.PDF
Uniform Regulations United States Navy 1941 
United States Government Printing Office Washington 1941
World War II
1941-USN-UNIFORMREGS.PDF
USCG Killed in Action in Vietnam
Killed in Action, Vietnam
“Skill, courage under enemy fire, and devotion to
duty:” Bronze Star Medal Recipient Heriberto “Eddie”
Hernandez and Coast Guard Smallboat Operations
in Vietnam
Dr. William Thiesen
Heriberto Hernandez and C...
Interview with Larry Villareal
Interviewed by CDR Peter Rascoe
Larry Villareal Interview
USCG in Vietnam Chronology
Historian's Office
USCG in Vietnam
Squadron One Duty on Board the Point Blanks
LCDR Larry Fuchs
Squadron One Duty on Boar...
The United States Coast Guard in South East Asia During the Vietnam Conflict
Eugene N. Tulich
The United States Coast G...