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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.

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1966 CGC Point White Action Report (Vietnam)

CGC POINT WHITE -- Letter from Commander, Coast Guard Squadron One (CAPT R. J. LoForte) to Commander, Western Area regarding the action of the POINT WHITE in the sinking of a Viet Cong junk with 16 Viet Cong on board in Soi Rap River in March 1966. Letter dated 14 March 1966. Includes award citation for a Navy Commendation Medal for LT Eugene J. Hickey, Jr., USCG. Scanned by CAPT Larry Hall, USCG (Ret.)

VIRIN: 1966_03_14_PT_WHITE_SQN_1_LTR.PDF
Photo by: USCG Historian's Office & CAPT Larry Hall, USCG (Ret.)
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