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

The Gentleman Rogue of EAGLE's Family Tree

The Gentleman Rogue of EAGLE's Family Tree; an article about German Naval Officer Felix Count von Luckner and his role in the creation of sail training with the German Navy that ultimately led to the building of the training barque HORST WESSEL (now-CGC EAGLE).

Photo by: RADM Eric C. Jones, USCG
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