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 Documents

Documents, including copies, reproductions and scans of documents, reports, articles, publications, etc., detailing the U.S. Coast Guard and its five predecessor agencies: the Revenue Cutter Service, the Life-Saving Service, the Lighthouse Service, the Bureau of Navigation, and the Steamboat Inspection Service from the Coast Guard Archives and Special Collections, Coast Guard, and National Archives.

NOTE: Documents provided are in the public domain.


Hamilton (1967)
The History and Legacy of the
United States Coast Guard Cutter
Historical Information on Asian American and Pacific Islanders in the Coast Guard and Its Predecessor Services
Admiral James C. Irwin Biography
Vice Commandant
Women in USCG History Chronology
Women and the US Coast Guard
Hispanic-Americans History Chronology
Hispanic-Americans in Coa...
Asian-Pacific History Chronology
Asian-Pacific Americans a...
African-American History Chronology
African-Americans in Coas...
Marvin J. Perrett Oral History
Coasties: My Service in the US Coast Guard, 1952-1986
Captain Richard H. Wight
The U.S. Coast Guard and the First World War
Department of Homeland Security and the First World war
Service in the Forgotten War
Scott T. Price
Service in the Forgotten War
The Forgotten Service in the Forgotten War
Scott T. Price
The Forgotten Service in ...
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...