African-Americans and the U.S. Coast Guard
Historical Information on
African-Americans in the Coast Guard
and its Predecessor Services
The crew of the Pea Island Life-Saving Station, circa 1890s.
Keeper Richard Etheridge is on the left.
Integration of the Armed Forces, 1940-1965;
4: World War II: The Marine Corps and the Coast Guard. The
chapter regarding the integration of the Coast Guard from the U.S.
Army's official history by Morris J. MacGregor, Jr.
- My Friend! My Brother! My
Shipmate! An article concerning integration in the Coast Guard in the
early 1950s on board the USCGC Lilac by Coast Guard writer and
veteran James Mooney.
Information on Notable African-American Coast