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

From Steamboat Inspection Service to USCG: Marine Safety in the U.S., 1838-1946

A history of marine safety and the marine safety mission of the U.S. Coast Guard stretching back to the origins of the Steamboat Inspection Service, written by PACS Barbara Voulgaris.

VIRIN: CGD-200424-982-021.PDF
Photo by: PACS Barbara Voulgaris, USCGR (Ret.)
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