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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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This Day in History
1779: 300 Continental Marines attacked the British at Fort George, Penobscot Bay.

1812: The USS Constitution escapes from a British squadron after a three day chase off New Jersey.

1862: Nathan Bedford Forrest made his first raid.

1862: A Naval court martial meeting in Richmond acquitted Flag Officer Tattnall with honor for ordering the destruction of the C.S.S. Virginia on 11 May after the evacuation of Norfolk.

1863: Confederate General John Hunt Morgan's raid on the North is dealt a serious blow when a large part of his force is captured as they try to escape across the Ohio River at Buffington Island, Ohio.

1863: After seeking to intercept the troops of General Morgan for some 10 days and 500 miles, the gun-boat squadron under Lieutenant Commander Fitch engaged the Confederate raiders as they attempted to effect a crossing of the Ohio River at Buffington Island. The U.S.S. Moose and steamer Alleghany Belle repeatedly frustrated the Southerners' attempts to cross.

1886: Atlanta, the first steel-hulled American cruiser armed with breechloading rifled guns, is commissioned.

1918: French and Americans advance on Soissons-Thierry line, taking Vierzy (north of Ourcq) and Neuilly St. Front (south of Ourcq).

1918: The U.S. armoured cruiser "San Diego" sunk off Fire Island, off New York, with six lost.

1940: President Roosevelt signs the "Two-Ocean Navy Expansion Act." This orders construction of 1,325,000 tons of warships and 15,000 naval planes. Including the existing ships, the fleet will comprise 35 battleships, 20 carriers and 88 cruisers.