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.

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Images & Photographs

1848 - Specifications for Revenue Cutters

"SPECIFICATIONS FOR SIX SCHOONERS FOR THE U.S. REVENUE SERVICE UNITED STATES TREASURY DEPARTMENT, SEPTEMBER 6, 1848" -- Transcribed from Daily National Intelligencer (September 6, 1848) & published as “Appendix One” in James P. Delgado; Larry Murphy & Roger E. Kelly, Ph.D., Shipwreck Survey of a Portion of Ocean Beach Golden Gate National Recreation Area San Francisco, California to Locate the Remains of the United States Revenue Cutter C. W. Lawrence (Number Two in the Golden Gate National Recreation Area Maritime Archeological Publication Series); San Francisco, CA: United States Department of the interior, National Park Service, Golden Gate National Recreation Area, February, 1984; pp. 45-48.

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