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Welcome to the website of the U. S. Coast Guard Historian's Office.  We are proud to serve as the gateway to the study of our service's illustrious past.  The Historian's Office collects, preserves, promotes and commemorates the Coast Guard's history and heritage in all forms, including the history and heritage of each of the five predecessor agencies that make up today's Coast Guard:  the Revenue Cutter Service, the Life-Saving Service, the Lighthouse Service, the Bureau of Navigation and the Steamboat Inspection Service.

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Royal Dutch Shell's conical drilling unit Kulluk in distress.

Original caption reads: "A U.S. Coast Guard MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew delivers personnel to Royal Dutch Shell's conical drilling unit Kulluk southeast of Kodiak, Alaska, Dec. 31, 2013.  Response crews fought severe weather in the Gulf of Alaska while working with the Kulluk and its tow vessel, Aiviq. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Jonathan Klingenbert)". 
DVIDS Photo ID: 809535

USCG Marine Investigation Report of MODU Kulluk Grounding

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