Featured on our web site and in our monthly web catalogues are new and out-of-print books, documents, post cards, photographs, maps and charts, engravings, lithographs, uniforms and insignia, tools, lamps, lens apparatus, equipment and apparatus and much more relating to these heroic services. It initially flew out of the Naval Reserve Air Station at Squantum, Massachusetts in land plane configuration and then operated out of a make-shift tent-hangar located on Ten Pound Island in Gloucester Harbor reconfigured as a floatplane. On July 25, 1942, Coast Guard Headquarters authorized all Naval Districts that were adjacent to the coast to organize a well-armed and maintained beach patrol, with proper communication equipment to relay messages.
We now issue most of our catalogues on line rather than by mail. Clear close photo shows great detail of the vehicle and some of its equipment as the vehicle comes ashore after a simulated rescue. The first use of an aircraft to chase a rum-runner was on 20 June 1925. Normal foot patrol procedures required men to travel in pairs, armed with rifles, or sidearms and flare pistols. Clear, close, original 7 x 9 press photo shows excellent detail as a Coast Guard Spar boards a Coast Guard pickup truck.
Yeandle, aide to Commandant Billard, with the idea of utilizing aircraft to search and locate both blacks [The large smuggling ships were referred to as Blacks because they operated without running lights] and small boats making a run for shore. Soon her days of active service would draw to a close. fuel; 175 nautical mile range at cruise speed; capacity for 2 crew plus 10 passengers; wooden hull of single-planked carvel construction; hull was ice-sheathed if intended for assignment to an area where ice could be encountered. Three photos, 8 x 10, show great detail of the men and equipment in the station radio and equipment rooms. Other areas of the base were utilized by the Army, Navy and Coast Guard as communications facilities (shown here). Through my 15 years of experience as an International Matchmaker and CEO of MJL, I have learned the truly successful techniques for creating many happy international couples.MJL's matchmaking and relationship consulting service makes it simpler and easier to find your true love & happy marriage.6, serving about 2 miles offshore from Succonnessett Point near New Seabury. The vessel was to have a "crew" of electronic devices operating automatically or controlled by radio from shore. 116 Chesapeake being re-supplied on station in about 1935. 116 served on the Chesapeake station from 1933-19-1965. Lists virtually every detail available on each vessel, when and where built, cost, sister ships, design, length, propulsion, when and where it served, construction notes and modifications through the years, station assignments, masters and mates, illuminating apparatus, fog signals, final disposition and much more. Most difficult to find and the ultimate reference on the subject. While on their last watch, the crew spots a foundering boat whose crew they rescue, leading to a tense drama that takes place as the true mission of rescued sailors is revealed. Original on newsprint is in as new condition, clean, crisp, bright. She was reassigned as a relief ship on the Massachusetts coastline from 196775, and then renamed Nantucket II when she was reassigned to Nantucket Shoals. She was reassigned as a relief ship on the Massachusetts coastline from 196775, and then renamed Nantucket II when she was reassigned to Nantucket Shoals. The Freighter SS Green Bay, outbound from New York Harbor in dense fog and zero visibility, collided with the USCG Lightship RELIEF No. Lists virtually every detail available on each vessel, when and where built, cost, sister ships, design, length, propulsion, when and where it served, construction notes and modifications through the years, station assignments, masters and mates, illuminating apparatus, fog signals, final disposition and much more. Most difficult to find and the ultimate reference on the subject. During this time passing vessels collided with the lightship on 21 occasions. Cost of the new ship was 5, 000 --just half of a manned lightship. Clear close b/w press photo provides great detail of WLV-189 at the pier. Cost of the new ship was 5, 000 --just half of a manned lightship. Lightships were often called floating lighthouses - they were stationed where it would not be practicable to place a lighthouse, in exposed and dangerous locations, such as, far out to sea in deep water, close in to shore with soft sandy bottoms or treacherous and shifting shoals, in busy shipping channels or wherever maritime needs dictated. Jay Mc Carthy, served 2 years on the RELIEF Lightship LV-78/WAL-505. 101 moored as a museum on the shores of the Chesapeake.