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Casualties, Navy and Coast Guard Ships, WW II  Popular

Casualties: US Navy and Coast Guard Vessels, Sunk or Damaged Beyond Repair during World War II, 7 December 1941-1 October 1945
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Coast Guard Foundation  Popular

A nonprofit organization which supports the United States Coast Guard
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COAST GUARD STORIES  Popular

This is the real day to day history of the Coast Guard life written by the people who lived it.
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Coast Guard Warriors - Part of the Mix.  Popular

Pictures and stories from people who have served in the Coast Guard
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CoastieChicks.net  Popular

An un-official Coast Guard support group for families and friends.
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Foundation for CG History  Popular

Dedicated to promote the recognition, and prestige of the United States Coast Guard
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Freds Place  Popular

Welcome to Fred's Place. This site is dedicated to all "Coasties", Active, Retired, Reserve, Auxiliary, Veterans, SPARS, our Civilian co-workers and the Friends and Family of Coasties everywhere.
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Freemasonry & the USS Coast Guard Cutter Bear  Popular

A lodge of Freemasonry's tie with the USS Bear, the Coast Guard Cutter
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Ken Laesser's Coast Guard History Page  Popular

Unofficial. 1500 pages of pictures, stories, and facts on the nation's oldest continuous sea service
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Tamaroa Maritime Foundation  Popular

This is a well organized site detailing the history of the former USCGC Tamaroa aka USS Zuni (1943-46). As the Zuni she won 4 battle stars in the pacific. As the Tamaroa she spent 5 decades on search and rescue patrols in the North Atlantic. Perhaps her most famous case was the rescue of the downed airmen in the Storm of the century. The Tamaroa's exploits were recorded both on a PBS documentary about the storm and also in the Block buster motion picture the PERFECT STORM.
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The 109th Philippine Coast Guard Auxiliary Squadron Website  Popular

The support group of the Philippine Coast Guard composed of dedicated and civic-spirited personnel
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The U. S. Coast Guard  Popular

The U.S.Coast Guard site provides maritime safety,law enforcement,recreational boating safety, and environmental protection information for merchant mariners, recreational boaters, fishermen, shipbuilders and governments.
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The US Coast Guard Idlers  Popular

Men's chorus specializing in sea chanties and patriotic tunes
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US Coast Guard Navigation Center  Popular

News, updates and advisories. Links to local US Coast Guards sites
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Welcome to INDIAN COAST GUARD WEB SITE  Popular

government of india, indian armed forces,indian maritime zone.
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1917: British advance east of Ypres and take Inverness Copse, Glencorse Wood, Veldhoek, and part of Polygon Wood amassing 2,000 prisoners.

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480: Themistocles and his Greek fleet win one of historys first decisive naval victories over Xerxes Persian force off Salamis.