Photos

Photographs, including reproductions and scans of drawings, illustrations, and images, depicting 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: Images provided are in the public domain.

Images & Photographs
Emlen Tunnell's enlistment photograph
Painting Ship Fitters
Painting by Jacob Lawrence entitled Chipping the stick
Painting by Jacob Lawrence entitled Chalkers at work
USCG HH-52 "Love Ma'chine" taking off from USCGC Alert while sailing in the Yucatan Channel, in March, 1981.
USCG HH-52 "Love Ma'chine" aboard aboard USCGC Alert off Nassau, Bahamas, March, 1981.
AM2 Dave Moynihan, USCG, stands beside  his creation -- the HH-52 "Love Ma'chine" he "converted" aboard USCGC Alert off Nassau, Bahamas, March, 1981.
Chief Damage Controlman Clyde Allen's retirement ceremony in 1965.  He is former-Commandant Admiral Thad Allen's father.
"Commander Dwight Dexter, U.S. Coast Guard, is shown displaying a personally autographed flag taken from a Japanese soldier."
Photo of then-LTJG Thad Allen, circa 1973.
Several Stewards (SN) and Stewardsman (TN) standing in front of the Vice Admiral's house on Governor's Island, NY, in Spring, 1967.  From left to right: TN Tony Vintingan; SN2 Primo Pisares; SN1 Tommy Tolentino; TN Simplicio.
Several Stewards (SN) posing for a picture at the CG Yard Officer's Mess (now Berry Hall) in the early 1960s.  SN3 PISARES is second from the left.  To his right is Ben Bayany.  SNC Mendoza is in the middle.  In the back to his left is SN De Rosa.  Second from the right is SN De Castro.  SN2 Pascual is on the far right.
Rosalen H. Becker, U.S. Coast Guard veteran and trailblazer for women's equality, poses for an undated photo. At the height of World War II, Becker volunteered for the United States Coast Guard Women’s Reserve, known as Semper Paratus Always Ready or SPARs, where she became the first woman in the radio technician rating and ultimately advanced to radio technician 2nd class. (Photo courtesy of James P. Becker)
Tony Agresta in a Coast Guard band in Charleston, N.C., marches during Victory in Europe (VE) Day, May 8, 1945. Photo courtesy of the Agresta family.
A photo of CGC ALGONQUIN breaking ice at "Tt. Liscum," Alaska, 1920.
Scan of original postcard image of CGC ALGONQUIN breaking ice along the Columbia River, dated 5 December 1919.
A daily news broadcast originates from the public information offices in district headquarters with the blast of harbor whistles providing authentic waterfront background. (USCG)
Douglas A. Munro in a portrait photograph as a civilian
Doug Munro
Nice color overhead shot of USCGC EDISTO