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United States. Coast Guard


Administrative History

The United States Coast Guard (est. 1915) is a military maritime service. It was formed in a merger of the earlier Revenue Cutter Service and the Life-Saving Service.


Halberstadt, H. USCG--always ready, 1987.

Supt. of Docs. no.: TD 5.19.985 (CG)

LC manual auth. cd. (hdg.: United States. Bureau of Light-Houses; in 1915 Revenue-Cutter Service (estab. 1790) and Life-Saving Service (estab. 1878) were consolidated to form Coast Guard; in 1910 Light-House Board (estab. 1852) was superseded by Bureau of Light-Houses (formerly Lighthouse Service, estab. 1789); in 1939 bureau was absorbed by U.S. Coast Guard)

On scene, summer 1996: p. 2 of cover (U.S. Coast Guard)

Its Model maritime operations guide, 2003?: t.p. (United States Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security)

Its web site, Aug. 22, 2003: menu selections: History/Coast Guard History/Coast Guard Organizational History/Coast Guard Organizational History: A Timeline (1 March 2003, the Coast Guard formally transferred from the Department of Transportation to the newly-created Department of Homeland Security)

Dalīl Idārat al-Ḥādithah, 2001: cover (Ḥaras al-Sawāḥil al-Amrīkī ; United States Coast Guard)

NUCMC data from Cape Cod Community College, Library-Learning Resources Center for Burt family. Collection of papers, 1870-1895 (United States, Lighthouse Service)

Found in 1 Collection or Record:

Saints at War Project records for the United States Coast Guard, 1942-2006

Identifier: MSS 2350 Series 6 Sub-Series 5
Scope and Contents Contains materials from Latter-Day Saints serving in the U.S. Coast Guard in the Pacific Theater during World War II. Materials include personal papers, memoirs, histories, and newspaper articles. Dated 1942-2006.
Dates: 1942-2006