of the United States Revenue Marine:" An article by Lieutenant Worth G. Ross
(who later became Commandant) entitled: "Our Coast Guard: A Brief
History of the United States Revenue Marine Service", Harper's
New Monthly Magazine, from November 1886 [pdf].
The First Cutter? "Forerunners of The Cutter Fleet"
Stephen H. Evans, USCG (Ret.) [pdf]
An Interpretation of the history of the U.S. Life-Saving Service, Based
on its Annual Reports for the Years 1870 Through 1914
by Captain Robert F. Bennett, USCG (Ret.).
Organization and Methods of the United States Life-Saving Service,
(a paper "read before the Committee on Life-Saving Systems and Devices,
International Marine Conference, November 22, 1889" by Sumner I.
Kimball, General Superintendent of the Service, and published on 5
January 1894 "for the information of officers and employees of the
Service and others interested." Washington: GPO, 1894).