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, Library of Congress, National Archives and Records Administration, and other sources (including private individuals and research organizations).

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Images & Photographs
CGC Spencer sinks U-175 in 1943
240621-G-G0000-036.JPG Photo By: USCG Historian's Office (& NARA)

At Sea - Official Caption: "From two Coast Guard combat cutters docked in the background, a group of German prisoners are marched along the waterfront of an Allied port. They were picked up from the North Atlantic waters after their U-boats had been depth-charged and sunk. Their fighting days ended, the prisoners are under guard of British Marines after delivery by Coast Guard captors." Date: 20 April 1943; Photo No.: 1595 Photographer: Unknown Source - NARA Description: Prisoners from Duane are transferred to British Army authorities in Scotland. After interrogation by the British they made their way to POW camps in the U.S.


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