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A Hawaiian Cutterman

As often happens on January nights, bands of light rain swept over Honolulu Harbor, and the silhouette of the Coast Guard Cutter W...

Buffalo’s “White Hurricane” and the Final Hours of Light Vessel 82

[By Lt. j.g. Daniel C. Banke] Goodbye Nellie. Ship is breaking up fast. Williams. -Capt. Hugh Williams, hatch cover of Lig...

The USCG in Maritime Warfare: A Junior Officer's Perspective

[By Chief Petty Officer Sara Muir] “Conn, Nav Eval, recommend you come to course 120°.” “Roger. N...

The Coast Guard Women Who Kept LORAN Running in WWII

[By Donna Vojvodich and Senior Chief Petty Officer Tina Claflin (USCG, ret'd.)] During World War II, the Coast Guard e...

Warren Gill, Oregon’s Forgotten Navy Cross Hero

By U.S. Coast Guard News 12-03-2019 09:58:22

[By C. Douglas Kroll, Ph.D.] Lieutenant (junior grade) Gill, while directing the lowering of small boats from U.S.S. LST 357, w...

USCG Undertakes New National Security Mission in the Indo-Pacific

[By Chief Petty Officer Sara Muir] The lights are low. Green and blue pixels illuminate the faces of watchstanders in the Comba...

The Legacy of Georgia's Tybee Island Light

[Written by Walter T. Ham IV] Tybee Island Light, the oldest and tallest lighthouse in Georgia, guides mariners into the Savann...

USCG Cutter Bear Searches for the Wreck of Her Namesake

[By Ensign Malia Hindle] Last summer, the Coast Guard Cutter Bear was tasked with serving as a research vessel in the search fo...

WWII-Era Buoy Tender Celebrates 75th Year in Service

[By Walter T. Ham IV] When the U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Smilax was commissioned in 1944, allied forces had landed at Norman...

The Dauntless and the Origins of U.S. Coast Guard Drug Interdiction

[By Capt. Daniel A. Laliberte, U.S. Coast Guard (ret'd)] On the evening of March 8, 1973, Coast Guard cutter Dauntless...

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