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.

JOC Alex Haley & CG Mascot Sinbad

A 1950 letter from JOC Alex Haley to the C.O. of Barnegat Lifeboat Station about Sinbad, the famous mascot from CGC Campbell who retired to the station to live out his final days in peace.

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