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.

Images & Photographs


U.S. Coast Guard pilots from the Aviation Training Center Mobile, Ala., participate in an official change of the watch ceremony where the HC-144A Ocean Sentry relieved the HU-25 Guardian, Friday Sept. 25, 2009.The Guardians stationed in Mobile have flown more than 34,386 hours, accounted for $4.2 million in property saved, and are credited with saving 168 and assisting 364 lives. The Guardians began its service in Mobile in 1984, relieving the C-131 Samaritan and the HU-16 Albatross.(U.S. Coast Guard photo/Petty Officer 3rd Class Elizabeth H. Bordelon)

VIRIN: 220908-G-G0000-1009.JPG
Photo by: USCG Historian's Office (& S. T. Price)
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Photo Details

Resolution: 3000x1779
Size: 1.9 MB
Location: AVTRACEN Mobile

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