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

USCG Communications History

"The Coast Guard Operates Through Communications: The Smallest of the Nation's Armed Forces Depends on Electrical Communications to Direct and Coordinate Its Many and Varied Duties and Responsibilities." By Admiral Joseph F. Farley, USCG. Reprinted article from Bell Telephone Magazine, Winter 1946-47

Photo by: USCG Historian's Office & Bell Telephone Magazine
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