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

"Saga of a 'Corsair Fleet' Skipper" -- CBM George Keyes, USCGR, Corsair Fleet & MOHAWK by CAPT Bob Desh, USCG (Ret.) & FCGH

Oral history & first-person account of Chief Boatswain's Mate George B. Keyes, USCGR & his time serving as a Temporary Reservist and then Reservist with the Coastal Picket Force (CPF) otherwise known as the "Corsair Fleet" aboard the yacht MOHAWK during World War II and the Battle of the Atlantic.

Photo by: George & John Keyes, Robert Desh & FCGH
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