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 Events
The Commandant, Admiral Owen Siler, waits to introduce two of the first women to be assigned to sea duty on board a Coast Guard cutter at a 22 June 1977 press conference. Left to right: BM3 Debra Lee Wilson, ENS Beverly G. Kelley, ADM Owen W. Siler.

DAILY CHRONOLOGY OF COAST GUARD HISTORY

Historic daily events in Coast Guard history, listed by month

Image Gallery
Mounted Beach Patrol: pea coat, knit cap, dungarees & leggings, all standard Navy-issue, WWII
Mounted Beach Patrol, WWII
Coast Guard Archives
Helmsman and talker on the bridge of a cutter at sea in the North Atlantic, WWII
Coast Guardsman Marvin Perret, USCGR, in dress blues: this uniform was the same as worn by Navy sailors except for the shield device, in white, on the lower right sleeve which denoted Coast Guard personnel and the cap ribbon which had "U.S. Coast Guard" stitched on it instead of "U.S. Navy", WWII.
Cold weather gear, Atlantic, WWII
Mounted Beach Patrol, WWII
Coast Guard Archives
Mounted Beach Patrol: foul weather gear.  
Note the radio on the back of the Coast Guardsman in the foreground.
Elmer Stone climbing into the cockpit of Coast Guard Grumman JF-2 V167
The crew of the NC-4, in Lisbon (Left to Right): Chief Machinist's Mate Eugene S. Rhoads, USN; LT James L. Breese, USN; LTJG Walter Hinton, USN; LT Elmer Stone, USCG; LCDR A.C. Read, Commanding Officer, NC-4.  Missing from photo is ENS Herbert C. Rodd, USN.
CDR Stone at his desk as the commanding officer of Air Station Cape May, circa 1933.  
U.S. Coast Guard Photo No. G-APA-10-15-73 (17).
SPARs Service dress blue
WWII
SPAR Service dress white uniform, close up
WWII
SPAR, assorted uniform types, 1944
WWII
LCDR (later CAPT) Dorothy Stratton; service dress white, 1943
WWII
SPAR Service dress white uniform
WWII
SPAR Officer: service dress blue
WWII
A photo of a Revenue Marine uniform
Officers: standard Navy-issue tropical khakis; Coast Guard devices on shoulder boards & hats.
SPAR uniform details: enlisted blues
WWII
SPAR uniform details: service dress blue, 1942
WWII
Resources
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...
Elmer Stone Biography
Elmer Stone Biography
Native Americans in the US Coast Guard by Dennis Noble
NATIVE AMERICANS_D NOBLE.PDF
Hurricane Katrina Index
KATRINA INDEX.PDF
Oral History Bruce Jones
Hurricane Katrina
2005
JONES, BRUCE_ORAL HISTORY...
Flag Officer Biography Rear Admiral Robert F. Duncan.
DUNCANFLAGBIO-2017-01.PDF
List of Commandants of the US Coast Guard (2017)
List of CCG
CCG LIST.PDF
World War I (WWI) overview PowerPoint
WORLD WAR I PPT (THIESEN)...
List of Vice Commandants of the US Coast Guard (2017)
List of VCG
VCG LIST.PDF
US Coast Guard Historian's Office
WWI Fact Sheet
WWI INFO - FINAL AUG 8.PDF
US Coast Guard Historian's Office
List of US Coast Guard manned LCI(L)s (Landing Craft Infantry Large) during WWII.
LCIS.PDF
US Coast Guard Historian's Office
World War II Coast Guard-Manned U.S. Army Freight and Supply Ship Histories
FS VESSELS_WORLD WAR II C...
The Navy Book of Distinguished Service
An official compendium of the names and citations of the men of the United States Navy, Marine Corps, Army and foreign governments who were decorated by the Navy Department for extraordinary gallantry and conspicuous service beyond the call of duty in the World War. With a forward by JOSEPHUS DANIELS Harry R. Stringer Editor FASSETT PUBLISHING COMPANY WASHINGTON, D. C.1921

Coast Guard Heroes - Coast Guardsmen Decorated for Heroism during WWI
COAST GUARD HEROES - COAS...
United States Coast Guard Roll of Honor April 6, 1917 - November 30, 1918

Government Printing Office, 1919
USCG_ROLLOFHONOR1918.PDF
U.S.C.G. Historian's Office
Historical Bibliography
HISTORICAL BIBLIOGRPAHY.PDF
Track chart of cruise of U.S. Rev. Steamer "Bear"
OVERLAND RESCUE CHART
RG 107 - Office of the Secretary of War Entry 118 Box 7 Summarization of Loran Program up to VJ Day
1945_LORAN_SUMMARY.PDF