Photographs of Coast Guard

Uniforms

1915-1921

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A photo of a Coast Guard surfman circa 1915 in his dress uniform Coast Guard Surfman Merville F. Moss, circa 1915
Blue Dress uniform

Surfman Moss began his lifesaving career with the U.S. Life-Saving Service and then the Coast Guard after the 1915 merger.  He was stationed at Station Oswego, New York, under Captain Fred Anderson.

Scan courtesy of his granddaughter, Pat Van Dorn.
A photo of a Coast Guard uniform. Infantry Drill, 1917
Academy Cadets, Fort Trumbull
White Working Dress w/ leggings
A photo of a Coast Guard uniform. USCGC Tampa Crewmen, Summer, 1918
Blue Dress
A photo of a Coast Guard uniform. Coast Guard Yeomanettes, 1918
A photo of a Coast Guard uniform. Crew of Station Quonocontaug (#54), 1918.
The surfman in the center of the back row is Howard Daniel Browning.  The station's commanding officer, George Streeter, is sitting in the center foreground.
Olive-drab Working Dress
A photo of a Coast Guard uniform. Commander (E) Quincy B. Newman
Service Dress
A photo of a Coast Guard uniform. Surfmen Company, USCG Battalion, New York Division, with full marching equipment, 1918.
Blue Dress w/leggings
A photo of a Coast Guard uniform. Crew of the USCGC Seminole, August, 1918.
Blue Dress
A photo of a Coast Guard uniform. Crew of the USCGC Seminole, August, 1918.
Blue Dress
A photo of a Coast Guard uniform. Crew of the USCGC Hamilton, 1918
Blue Dress
Surfman's Insignia Surfman insignia/collar device
A photo of a Coast Guard uniform. Crew of the NC-4, 28 May 1919
LT Elmer Stone, USCG, the pilot of NC-4, is second from the right; the others are U.S. Navy personnel
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