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.

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Images & Photographs

1920 High Explosives Handling, World War I CAPT Godfrey Carden

Article entitled "Handling of High Explosives in War Time, Hundreds of Thousands of Tons of Ammunition Shipped from the Port of New York Without Accident -- Heroic Service of the Picked Men of the Coast Guard," by Captain Godfrey L. Carden, USCG. Vol. 109, No. 1; Engineering and Mining Journal (January 3, 1920), pp. 17-23.

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