Historic Documents & Official Publications (Database)

Documents, including PDF photo collections, reproductions and scans of drawings, illustrations, and images, from the archives of 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.

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

Images & Photographs

Marvin J. Perrett Oral History Interview

Marvin J. Perrett Oral History -- an oral history of "Marvelous" Marvin Perrett, who served as a small boat coxswain on USS Bayfield during World War II. He describes his early life, decision to join the Coast Guard and his role at the Utah Beach landings in Normandy, France as well as Okinawa in the Pacific

VIRIN: CGD-180313-540-046.PDF
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