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

1966 CGC Point White Action Report (Vietnam)

CGC POINT WHITE -- Letter from Commander, Coast Guard Squadron One (CAPT R. J. LoForte) to Commander, Western Area regarding the action of the POINT WHITE in the sinking of a Viet Cong junk with 16 Viet Cong on board in Soi Rap River in March 1966. Letter dated 14 March 1966. Includes award citation for a Navy Commendation Medal for LT Eugene J. Hickey, Jr., USCG. Scanned by CAPT Larry Hall, USCG (Ret.)

Photo by: USCG Historian's Office & CAPT Larry Hall, USCG (Ret.)
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