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

1915 CCG Memo "Names of Cutters" Changing Name of MIAMI to TAMPA

Memo by Captain-Commandant Ellsworth P. Bertholf describing the history of the process of naming or renaming cutters and authorizing the changing of the name of the cutter MIAMI to Tampa. Memo dated December 4, 1915 & approved by SECTREAS.

VIRIN: 1915_CGC_TAMPA_NAME_CHANGE .PDF
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