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Coast Guard Port Security & Captain of the Port Operations:
A Historic Photo Gallery, Volume II


Photographs
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Original photo caption (if any); description, photo number (if any); photographer (if known).
A photo of the USCG COTP mission. "Ignoring possibility of major explosion C.G. fire fighters battle fierce Spring Hill inferno."

Photo number/date/photographer unknown. 

A photo of the USCG COTP mission. "Teamwork!  Coast Guard and New York City fireboats battling Pier 4, Hoboken, blaze together."

Photo number/date/photographer unknown. 

A photo of the USCG COTP mission. "Grimness!  Tenseness! [sic]  Excitement!  Coast Guard fire fighters working with municipal smoke eaters."

Photo number/date/photographer unknown. 

A photo of the USCG COTP mission. "FUEL TO COOK THE AXIS GOOSE: A quartet of thousand-pound aerial bombs that will help keep the Axis cauldron boiling is swung aboard ship under the experienced eyes of Coast Guardsmen.  In the foreground is a Coast Guard fireboat, ready in case of trouble.  Coast Guardsmen have inspected and guarded the bombs before loading and inspect them again when they are stowed away."

Coast Guard Photo 1770, 10 July 1943, photographer unknown.

A photo of the USCG COTP mission. "Fumigation procedure in progress." 

Photo number/date/photographer unknown. 

Coast Guard merchant vessel inspection personnel kill rats on board a merchant vessel in New York harbor.

A photo of the USCG COTP mission. "Keeping a weather eye out for trouble!"

Photo number/date/photographer unknown. 

A photo of the USCG COTP mission. "Viewing Manhattan's skyscrapers from deck of CGB-48."

Photo number/date/photographer unknown. 

A photo of the USCG COTP mission. "Coast Guard Dog Patrol: Someone coming down to the dock at this time of night?  A Coast Guard sentry and his German shepherd dog watch with alert interest the approach of the automobile whose headlights reveal their presence.  Waterfront installations, bridges, river locks and other key defense pints are guarded by Coast Guardsmen.  Keen senses of trained dogs add to the efficiency of Coast Guard patrol work."

Photo number/date/photographer unknown. 

A photo of the USCG COTP mission. No caption; photo number/date/photographer unknown.

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