Historic Photographs & Other Images
Please note that unless otherwise stated, all photos are official U. S. Coast Guard photographs and are therefore in the public domain.
"The Other Boatlift": Camarioca, Cuba, 1965: a historic photo gallery of the first Cuban boatlift that took place in 1965 when Fidel Castro opened the Cuban port of Camarioca.
CGC Spencer versus U-175 on 17 April 1943: The Spencer attacked and sank the German submarine U-175 on 17 April 1943 while escorting a convoy across the North Atlantic to Great Britain. Combat photographers captured the entire action on film, including the dramatic rescue of 41 of the U-boat's survivors.
CGC Argo accepted the surrender of three U-boats: U-234, U805, & U-873 in May, 1945.