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.

"Saga of a 'Corsair Fleet' Skipper" -- CBM George Keyes, USCGR, Corsair Fleet & MOHAWK by CAPT Bob Desh, USCG (Ret.) & FCGH

Oral history & first-person account of Chief Boatswain's Mate George B. Keyes, USCGR & his time serving as a Temporary Reservist and then Reservist with the Coastal Picket Force (CPF) otherwise known as the "Corsair Fleet" aboard the yacht MOHAWK during World War II and the Battle of the Atlantic.

VIRIN: DESH-KEYES-MOHAWK.PDF
Photo by: George & John Keyes, Robert Desh & FCGH
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