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April 19, 2017

Each month, an interesting aspect of the world’s oldest continuous maritime service will be highlighted. The men and women of the United States Coast Guard follow in the fine tradition of the brave mariners who have served before them. As sentinels and saviors of the s...

March 2, 2017

Huddled together, the two men could do little but make light of their situation. “It could be worse,” the one man mentioned “At least it is not the dead of winter.” His companion for the day-trip turned nightmare, a writer from Southport, Connecticut named William Ball...

February 3, 2017

Each month, an interesting aspect of the world’s oldest continuous maritime service will be highlighted. The men and women of the United States Coast Guard follow in the fine tradition of the brave mariners who have served before them. As sentinels and saviors of the s...

November 7, 2016

Daniel Webster grabbed his wife’s docile hand. It was cool to the touch. He looked into her eyes. Though stoic and reserved in her manner, her eyes very rarely deceived him. He then turned and looked out the window of the New London Northern Railroad car. A fierce and...

September 28, 2016

Each month, an interesting aspect of the world’s oldest continuous maritime service will be highlighted. The men and women of the United States Coast Guard follow in the fine tradition of the brave mariners who have served before them. As sentinels and saviors of the s...

September 28, 2016

The Coastguardsmen aboard the U.S.C.G.C. Coos Bay were relieved that their thirty-six day patrol on Ocean Station Bravo had ended. Bound for their home-port of Portland, Maine, the men would finally receive some much needed down-time and rest on terra firma. As the cut...

September 1, 2016

The S.S. Nerissa steamed at full speed through the darkened seas. It was April 30, 1941 and below decks, adventure writer Kenneth B. Collings was awaiting his arrival in Europe. Though he was always ready for adventure, he loathed the wide-expanses of the sea. Three we...

September 1, 2016

Each month, an interesting aspect of the world’s oldest continuous maritime service will be highlighted. The men and women of the United States Coast Guard follow in the fine tradition of the brave mariners who have served before them. As sentinels and saviors of the s...

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