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Lighthouse & Buoy Tenders

A Historical Bibliography



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"’Amaranth’ Communicates with German Seaplane." Lighthouse Service Bulletin IV, 22 (Oct 1, 1931), p.88.

"Annual Voyage of the Lighthouse Tender ‘Cedar’ in Alaska to the Westwood." Lighthouse Service Bulletin III, 25 (Jan 2, 1926), pp. 113-114.

"Azalea at the Head." Along the Coast I, No. 1 (Mar 1909), p. 14.

Beaston, Steven D. "The Storis and Coastal Defense." U.S. Naval Institute Proceedings 116 (Dec 1990), p. 69.

Benson, Ted H. "The Sinking of Former USCGC Beech." Commandants Bulletin #16-82 (Jul 5 1982), pp. 10-11.

"Bids Asked for New Lighthouse Tender." Lighthouse Service Bulletin IV, 23 (Nov 2, 1931), p. 92.

"The Black Fleet." U.S. Naval Institute Proceedings 115 (Oct 1989), pp. 90-95.

"CGC Blackthorn." The Bulletin (Mar-Apr 1980), p. 19.

"Blackthorn: Final Sitrep." Commandant's Bulletin (Mar 17 1980), p. 11.

Booth, Rick. "Laying Cable in Downeast Maine..." Commandants Bulletin (Feb 1993), pp. 30-33.

Burd, Alan. "USCGC Obion." Commandants Bulletin (Mar 14 1983), pp. 25-26.

"Buttonwood Leaves Hawaii." Commandant's Bulletin (Mar 16 1981), pp. 12-13.

"'Cactus'-Class Cutters are Seagoing 'Jack-of-All Trades.'" Coast Guard Magazine (Jul 1956), pp. 32-35.

Cady, Veronica L. "Building a Light [Hudson]." Proceedings of the Marine Safety Council 47 (Mar-June 1990), pp. 1-3.

"Canadians Honor Coast Guard Ship [Storis]." Proceedings of the Merchant Marine Council 15 (Apr 1958), pp. 58, 69.

"CGC Acacia." Coast Guard Magazine (Feb 1952), pp. 21-22.

"The CGC Fir." Commandants Bulletin (Dec 1991), p. 34.

Chatterton, Howard. "Buoytenders--Looking Ahead." Coast Guard Engineers Digest No. 185 (Oct-Nov-Dec, 1974), pp. 22-28.

"Civilian-manned Buoy Tender [Redbud]." Coast Guard Magazine (Feb 1957), p. 22.

Clifford, Candace.  "U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Fir (WLM-212)."  The Keeper's Log XX, No. 2 (Winter 2004), pp. 18-23.

"Clover Assigned to Eureka." Commandant's Bulletin (Mar 23 1981), p. 3.

"Coast Guard Yard Renovates CGC Gentian." Coast Guard Engineers Digest 22-221 (Winter 1984), p. 17.

"Construction and Repair Topics: Cutters for Western Rivers." Coast Guard Engineers Digest No. 46 (June 1940), p. 1.

"Construction and Repair Topics: Lighthouse Tenders." Coast Guard Engineers Digest No. 37 (Sep 1939), p. 30-(1).

"Construction and Repair Topics: Tender BIRCH." Coast Guard Engineers Digest No. 37 (Sep 1939), p. 30-31; (1-2).

Cowart, Kenneth K. "Development of Vessels Servicing Aids to Navigation for the Coast Guard." Transactions of the Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers 66 (1958), pp. 516-578.

"Cowslip Reflects On Winter Operations." Commandant's Bulletin (May 10 1982), pp. 16-17.

"Cowslip Undergoes Renovation." Commandant's Bulletin (Dec 21 1981), p. 7

Cradick, Alan. "46-Year Old Cutter Madrona Returns to Tending Buoys." Coast Guard Engineers Digest 28-240 (Fall 1989/Winter 1990), p. 18.

________. "Madrona's Maritime Metamorphosis." Commandants Bulletin (Oct 1989), p. 20.

"Cruise of the ‘Lilac.’" Lighthouse Service Bulletin III, 11 (Nov 1, 1924), p. 52.

"Cruise of the Marigold." Lighthouse Service Bulletin II, 26 (Feb 2, 1920), p. 113.

"Cutter [ Redbud ] Prepared Site for Atomic Bomb Experiment." Coast Guard Magazine (Jul 1946), pp. 32-33.

"Cutter Blackthorn Sinks." Commandant's Bulletin (Feb 11 1980), p. 3.

Danhieux, Timothy J., James LaCosse, Bernard F. Bentgen, & Robert E. Williams. "Juniper-The New U.S. Coast Guard Buoy Tender." Naval Engineers Journal (May 1994), pp. 132-149.

Davidson, W.G. "285-Foot WTGB Buoy Tender." Commandants Bulletin (Dec 20 1985), p. 3.

"Description of New Vessels [tenders Cedar, Laurel &Fern]." Lighthouse Service Bulletin I, 43 (Jul 1915), p. 169.

"Description of Tender Palmetto." Lighthouse Service Bulletin I, 47 (Nov 1915), p. 187.

"Descriptions of New Vessels [tender Rose]." Lighthouse Service Bulletin I, 50 (Feb 1916), p. 202.

"Descriptions of New Vessels [tenders Elm & Pine]." Lighthouse Service Bulletin II, 21 (Sep 2, 1919), p. 89.

DiNicola, Peter J. "The New Keeper Class WLM: The Future Has Arrived." The Bulletin (Jun 1997), pp. 32-34.

________.________. Proceedings of the Marine Safety Council 54 (Jul-Sep 1997), pp. 12-19.

"Efficiency of Tender ‘Linden.’" Lighthouse Service Bulletin IV, 25 (Jan 2 1932), p. 102.

Emigh, Ward R. "The Rebuilding of the CGC Goldenrod." Coast Guard Engineers Digest No. 124 (Sep-Oct 1960), pp. 35-41.

"The 'Fern.'" Proceedings of the Merchant Marine Council 4 (Apr 1947), p. 69.

Freemont-Smith, Richard & Pearl. "Not Just Buoy Tenders." U.S. Naval Institute Proceedings 109 (Sep 1983), pp. 115-117.

Frost, J. "New Blood in the Buoytender Fleet." Commandants Bulletin (Aug 1990), pp. 21-22.

Gabbert, Dean. "Life on the Big Muddy [CGC Cheyenne]." Coast Guard (Dec 1996), pp. 32-35.

"Geranium Will Be Sold." Along the Coast I, No. 2 (Apr 1909), p. 20.

"Getting His Due: CG Hero [ SA William Flores of the Blackthorn ] Receives Honor [ Coast Guard Medal ] Posthumously." Coast Guard (Dec 2000), pp. 30-33.

Gillespie, Tom. "CIMARRON: Guardian of the River." Proceedings of the Marine Safety Council 39 (June 1982), pp. 183-184.

________. "Fifty and Counting [ Primrose ]." Commandants Bulletin (Jul 1995), pp. 36-37.

"Guardian of the Rivers [ Cimarron ]." Commandant's Bulletin (Oct 26 1981), pp. 10-11.

"Handling of Mess Business on Tenders [ Anemone & Zizania ]." Lighthouse Service Bulletin II, 37 (Jan 3, 1921), p. 161.

"The Hardy 'Downeasters' on Spar." Commandant's Bulletin (Sep 21 1981), pp. 8-9.

Harrison, Tim. "Coast Guard Vessel [ Maria Bray ] Honors Namesake." Lighthouse Digest (Sep 2000), p. 25.

"The ‘Holly,’ Last of the Coast Side-Wheel Tenders." Lighthouse Service Bulletin IV, 28 (Apr 1, 1932), p. 113.

"In Hoosierland [ Kankakee ]." Coast Guard Magazine (Feb 1930), p. 25.

Howell, John T., & Howard Chatterton. "New Construction: The 160-Foot Single Unit Construction Tender." Coast Guard Engineers Digest No. 182 (Jan-Feb-Mar 1974), pp. 18-20.

Jones, Dean, & G. Openshaw. "Queen of the Fleet: Storis Becomes Coast Guard's Oldest Cutter at Fir Retirement." Commandants Bulletin (Dec 1991), pp. 34-35.

Jones, Lance. "Black Hull [ White Sumac ] Means Hard Work." Commandant's Bulletin (Jul 27 1981), pp. 8-11.

"Keel Laid for First of New Class of WLICs." Commandants Bulletin (Jun 14 1974), pp. 12-13.

"Keel of ‘Linden’ Laid." Lighthouse Service Bulletin IV, 10 (Oct 1, 1930), p. 41.

Kenny, Brice. "USCGC Mallow: Ironmen of the Pacific." Commandants Bulletin (Jul 6 1984), pp. 20-21.

Kinnicutt, Michael T. "A Day in the Life of a Coast Guard Buoy Tender." Down East XXVII (June 1981), p. 139.

"Launching of Tender ‘Aster.’" Lighthouse Service Bulletin II, 49 (Jan 3, 1922), p. 209.

"Lighthouse Tender ‘Arbutus’ Launched at Wilmington, Del.’" Lighthouse Service Bulletin IV, 40 (Apr 1, 1933), pp. 149-150.

"Lighthouse Tender ‘Cherry.’" Lighthouse Service Bulletin IV, 36 (Dec 1, 1932), p. 139.

"The Lighthouse Tender ‘Columbine’ Retired After Long Service." Lighthouse Service Bulletin III, 42 (Jun 1, 1927), pp. 194-195.

"Lighthouse Tender ‘Cypress’ Improved by Recent Overhaul." Lighthouse Service Bulletin IV, 45 (Sep 1, 1933), p. 160.

"Lighthouse Tender ‘Dandelion.’" Lighthouse Service Bulletin II, 16 (Apr 1, 1919), p. 69.

"Lighthouse Tender ‘Greenbrier’ Used by the President on the Ohio River." Lighthouse Service Bulletin III, 71 (Nov 1, 1929), p. 311.

"Lighthouse Tender ‘Jasmine.’" Lighthouse Service Bulletin IV, 67 (Jul 1, 1935), p. 211.

"The Lighthouse Tender Violet. . ." Along the Coast I, No. 6 (Aug 1909), p. 12.

"Lighthouse Tenders of New Design." Coast Guard Engineers Digest (Jan 1940), pp. 17-18.

"Long Voyages of the Tenders ‘Acacia’ and ‘Lupine.’" Lighthouse Service Bulletin III, 44 (Aug 1, 1927), p. 203.

Lorens, Jeff.  "Servicing NOAA Buoys on the Central California Coast [CGC Aspen]."  Mariners Weather Log 46, No. 2 (Fall/Winter 2002), pp. 14-17.

Lowe, Jet.  "Working the Lights: Photography, Documentation, and Coast Guard Buoy Tenders."  Cultural Resource Management 23, No. 4 (2000), pp. 23-25.

MacMullen, Jerry. "For Heaven's Sake! An Icebreaker [Blackthorn] in San Diego!" Coast Guard Magazine (Mar 1947), p. 2.

"Mallow Number One." Commandant's Bulletin (April 13 1981), p. 3.

"Mariposa Shifted Back Home." Coast Guard Magazine (Mar 1955), p. 18.

McAllister, C.A. "New River Cutters." Journal of the United States Coast Guard Association I, No. 1 (Jan-Mar 1917), pp. 59-62.

McCloskey, Bill.  "Coming of Age in Alaska: Coast Guard Cutter Sweetbrier Has Witnessed a Half-Century of History."  National Fisherman (Oct 2000), pp. 28-31.

"Meet the Good Ship Magnolia, a Pacific Coast Workhorse." Coast Guard Magazine (Feb 1952), p. 12.

"Memory Kept Alive With Launching of Vessel [USCGC Frank Drew]." Lighthouse Digest (Feb 1999), pp. 12-13.

"The Mighty 'B' [Bramble] Puts to Sea, or, with the Atom Bomb at Bikini." Coast Guard Magazine (Jan 1947), pp. 28-29.

Miller, Scott A. "Maple Sails On." Commandant's Bulletin (Jan 16 1985), p. 17.

Moreth, Ed.  "Back in Black. [USCGC James Rankin]." Coast Guard (Jul 1999), pp. 26-29.

Morris, John.  "Handling a Heavy Load [49-foot Buoy Utility Stern Loading Boat]."  Coast Guard (Feb 1999), pp. 14-16.

Moynihan, Martin J. "On Watch on the James [Lilac]."The Bulletin (Dec 1997), pp. 28-29.

"New Aids to Navigation Boats."The Bulletin (May-June 1964), p. 222.

"New Coast Guard Icebreaker 'Fern'." Coast Guard Engineers Digest No. 1 (Mar 1943), p. 14.

"New Coast Guard River Cutter [ Fern ]." Marine Age (Jan 1943), pp. 18-19.

"New Coastal Buoy Tender [Red Wood] Christened." The Bulletin (May-June 1964), pp. 221-222.

"New 55' ANB's [Aids to Navigation Boats]." Coast Guard Engineers Digest 24-227 (Summer 1985), pp. 5-6.

"New 43-FT Buoy Boats."The Bulletin (Mar-Apr 1964), p. 166.

"New Lighthouse Tender for Ohio River [Greenbrier]." Lighthouse Service Bulletin III, 8 (Aug 1, 1924), p. 38.

"New 157-Ft. Coastal Buoy Tender." Coast Guard Engineers Digest No. 141 (Oct-Nov-Dec, 1963), p. 51.

"New 157-Foot Coastal Tender."The Bulletin (July-Aug 1963), p. 31.

"New Tender ‘Goldenrod.’" Lighthouse Service Bulletin V, 21 (Sep 1937), pp. 83-84.

"New Tender ‘Maple’ Launched at Duluth, Minn." Lighthouse Service Bulletin V, 41 (May 1939), p. 180.

"New Tender ‘Walnut’ Delivered at Detroit, Mich." Coast Guard Bulletin I, 2 (Aug 1939), pp. 12-13.

"New Tenders for the Lighthouse Service." Lighthouse Service Bulletin V, 42 (Jun 1939), pp. 186-187.

"New Rudder Arrangement for Quick Steering." Lighthouse Service Bulletin IV, 7 (Jul 1, 1930), p. 30.

"New Vessels [ Oak & Hawthorn ]." Lighthouse Service Bulletin II, 25 (Jan 2, 1920), p. 109.

O'Brien, Christena T., & Chris Thornton. "New Life: The Spirit of a Rhode Island Lighthouse Keeper, Ida Lewis, Is Renewed With the Launching of the Lead Vessel of the Service's Keeper-Class of Coastal Buoy Tenders." Commandants Bulletin (Jan 1996), pp. 2-5.

O'Hara, Dana V. "180' WLB Service Life Extension Program." Coast Guard Engineers Digest 24-227 (Summer 1985), pp. 33-35.

"The Old Lighthouse Tender ‘Wistaria.’" Lighthouse Service Bulletin IV, 40 (April 1, 1933), p. 150.

"Papaw."  Commandant's Bulletin (Oct 13 1980), p. 5.

Papp, Robert J. "A Few Days in the Life of the Buoy Tender RED BEECH." The Bulletin (Mar/Apr 1982), pp. 30-33.

"Passing of the Oldest Lighthouse Tender [ Mistletoe ]." Lighthouse Service Bulletin II, 54 (Jun 1, 1922), p. 230.

Peterson, Doug. "Black Hulls: Tender Kukui." The Keeper's Log (Winter 1999), pp. 24-26.

Piesel, Scott. "Fir Celebrates 50th." Commandants Bulletin (Jan 1991), pp. 18-19.

Poe, W. Ed. "Northwest Passage: The Voyage of the Cutter Spar (W-403)." Sea Classics 18, No. 2 (Feb/Mar 1985), pp. 12-19, 76-77.

"Radio Equipment for Lighthouse Tenders." Lighthouse Service Bulletin I, 40 (Apr 1915), p. 159.

"Radio Operators Aboard Lighthouse Vessels." Lighthouse Service Bulletin III, 37 (Jan 3, 1927), pp. 172-173.

"Radio Saves Expense in Operation of Lighthouse Tenders." Lighthouse Service Bulletin II, 57 (Sep 1, 1922), p. 241.

"Raising and Repair of the Tender ‘Shrub.’" Lighthouse Service Bulletin IV, 28 (Apr 1, 1932), p. 114.

Ramsey, Benjamin. "Down East with the Hornbeam; U.S. Coast Guard Magazine Visits a Cape Cod Buoy Tender." Coast Guard Magazine (Mar 1955), pp. 14-15.

________. "Down Yonder with the Sweetgum." Coast Guard Magazine (May 1955), pp. 30-31.

________. "Sea Duty in the Second District, U.S. Coast Guard Magazine Takes a Look at a Mississippi Tender [Poplar]." Coast Guard Magazine (Feb 1955), pp. 26-28.

________. "The Wandering Waif; U.S. Coast Guard Magazine Visits the Cable Laying CGC Yamacraw." Coast Guard Magazine (Apr 1955), pp. 26-27.

"Reconditioned Mine Planters for Lighthouse Tenders." Lighthouse Service Bulletin II, 61 (Jan 2, 1923), p. 263.

"Red Birch." Commandant's Bulletin (Apr 7 1980), p. 9.

"Refrigerating Plant on Tender ‘Mayflower.’" Lighthouse Service Bulletin II, 68 (Aug 1, 1923), p. 292.

"Renovation of CGC Sorrel Completed: First Vessel to be Finished Under SLEP." Coast Guard Engineers Digest 22-218 (Spring, 1983), pp. 14-15.

"Rescue by Kukui."  Lighthouse Service Bulletin II, 33 (Sep 1, 1920), pp. 141-142.

Rice, H. Decatur, Sr. "Over-The-Bow Buoy Boat." Coast Guard Engineers Digest No. 95 (Nov-Dec, 1955), pp. 16-18.

Rinehart, Chuck. "Coastal Buoy Tender Abbie Burgess Launched." CG (Oct 1997), p. 6.

"River Coasties [ Sangamon ]." Commandant's Bulletin (Sep 14 1981), pp. 8-11.

Rosenholm, Glen. "New Buoy Boat [ 49-foot ] Makes Debut." Commandants Bulletin (Mar 1996), p. 12.

Santos, Dave. "Juniper Brings Buoy Tending Into the 21st Century." Commandants Bulletin (Sep 1995), pp. 2-5.

"Sassafras." Commandant's Bulletin (May 5 1980), p. 9.

"Sassafras Moves West." Commandant's Bulletin (Oct 12 1981), p. 7.

Scheina, Robert. "Fir: The Newest Oldest Cutter." Commandants Bulletin (Jun/Jul 1988), p. 36.

________. "180-footers Celebrate 40th Birthday." Commandants Bulletin (May 25 1984), pp. 16-17.

"Service Notes: New Diesel Electric Tender Class Cutters." Coast Guard Engineers Digest (Oct 1941), p. 50.

"75-Ft WAGL Class Pusher Tender-Construction Barge Combination." Coast Guard Engineers Digest No. 140 (July-Aug-Sept 1963), p. 21.

Shanks, Ralph. "The Lighthouse Service Fleet's Last Rescue: The Queen [ CGC Fir ] of the Black Fleet in Action." Wreck & Rescue Vol. 9, No. 1 (May, 2006), pp. 14-15.

________. "Tenders: Unsung Heroes." The Keeper's Log (Winter 1987), pp. 12-19.

"Ship Launchings Increase Fleet Servicing Navigational Aids." Coast Guard Bulletin II, 6 (Dec 1942), p. 62.

"Ship of the Month [ Mistletoe ]." Coast Guard Magazine (Nov 1947), p. 40.

"Spar Sets New Record." Commandant's Bulletin (Sep 21 1981), p. 7.

Sterling, H.E. "'A Good Ship, this Juniper.'" Coast Guard Magazine (Jul 1949), p. 6.

"Stormy Trip of a Lighthouse Tender [ Manzanita ] on the Pacific Coast." Lighthouse Service Bulletin IV, 1 (Jan 2, 1930), pp. 3-4.

"Sweetbrier, Soft Name for a Rugged Ship." Coast Guard Magazine (Aug 1951), p. 17.

"Tender ‘Acacia’ Grounds in Puerto Rico Hurricane." Lighthouse Service Bulletin IV, 35 (Nov 1, 1932), p. 137.

"Tender ‘Amaranth.’" Lighthouse Service Bulletin II, 33 (Sep 1, 1920), p. 142.

"Tender ‘Bluebonnet’ Placed in Commission." Coast Guard Bulletin I, 6 (Dec 1939), p. 42.

"Tender ‘Columbine’ is Launched." Lighthouse Service Bulletin IV, 20 (Aug 1, 1931), p. 80.

"Tender ‘Gardenia.’" Lighthouse Service Bulletin II, 22 (Oct 1, 1919), p. 95.

"Tender ‘Kukui’ is Sold After 39 Years Serving Aids to Navigation." Coast Guard Bulletin III, 24 (Jun 1947), pp. 360-361.

"Tender ‘Linden’ is Launched." Lighthouse Service Bulletin IV, 16 (Apr 1, 1931), pp. 65-66.

"Tender ‘Mayflower’ to be Sold." Coast Guard Bulletin I, 21 (Mar 1941), p. 166.

"Tender ‘Orchid’ Converted to Oil Burner." Lighthouse Service Bulletin IV, 30 (Jun 1, 1932), p. 122.

"Tender ‘Shrub.’" Lighthouse Service Bulletin II, 24 (Dec 1, 1919), p. 105; II, 33 (Sep 1, 1920), p. 143.

"Tender ‘Shrub’ is Raised." Lighthouse Service Bulletin IV, 23 (Nov 2, 1931), p. 91.

"Tender Stationed Temporarily on Diamond Shoal." Lighthouse Service Bulletin I, 3 (Mar 1912), p. 11.

"Tender ‘Storis’ Launched at Toledo." Coast Guard Bulletin I, 35 (May 1942), p. 280.

"Tender ‘Sunflower.’" Lighthouse Service Bulletin II, 35 (Nov 1, 1920), p. 151.

"Tender ‘Tulip’ Refloated." Lighthouse Service Bulletin V, 34 (Oct 1938), pp. 136-137.

"Tender ‘Willow.’" Lighthouse Service Bulletin III, 48 (Dec 1, 1927), p. 222.

"Tenders Placed in Full Commission." Lighthouse Service Bulletin V, 41 (May 1939), pp. 181-182.

Terrill, Brad. "CG 'Black Hulls' Sail into Future." Commandants Bulletin (May 1993), pp. 4-5.

"There But For the Grace of God Go I ... [ Blackthorn ]." The Bulletin 62, No. 2 (Apr 2000), pp. 13-14.

"Transfer of Tender ‘Kukui.’" Lighthouse Service Bulletin I, 38 (Feb 1915), p. 149.

"Transfer of Tenders Myrtle and Ivy." Lighthouse Service Bulletin I, 34 (Oct 1914), p. 134.

"Trial Trip, Tender ‘Woodbine.’" Lighthouse Service Bulletin I, 23 (Nov 1913), p. 90.

"Trial Trips of New Tender ‘Poinciana’ Are Held." Lighthouse Service Bulletin IV, 7 (Jul 1, 1930), p. 28.

"Trials of New Lighthouse Tender ‘Fir’ Held at Oakland, Calif." Coast Guard Bulletin I, 2 (Aug 1939), p. 13.

"Trip of Tender ‘Columbine.’" Lighthouse Service Bulletin III, 14 (Feb 2, 1925), p. 64.

"Trip of Tender ‘Columbine’ From San Francisco to Honolulu." Lighthouse Service Bulletin I, 44 (Aug 1915), p. 174.

"Trip of Tender ‘Fern’ From Ketchikan to Seattle." Lighthouse Service Bulletin I, 61 (Jan 1, 1917), p. 249; I, 63 (Mar 1, 1917), p. 259.

"Trip of Tender ‘Fern’ From Seattle, Wash., to Ketchikan, Alaska." Lighthouse Service Bulletin I, 45 (Sep 1915), p. 178.

"Trip of Tender ‘Kukui’ From San Francisco to Ketchikan." Lighthouse Service Bulletin I, 44 (Aug 1915), p. 175.

"Trip of Tender ‘Myrtle’ From San Juan, P.R., to Tompkinsville, N.Y." Lighthouse Service Bulletin I, 63 (Mar 1, 1917), p. 258.

"Two Lighthouse Tenders Launched." Lighthouse Service Bulletin V, 38 (Feb 1939), p. 157.

"Two Tender-Class Cutters to be Launched." Coast Guard Bulletin I, 33 (Mar 1942), pp. 165-266.

"Unsung Role of Lighthouse Tenders." Coast Guard Magazine (Mar 1941), p. 18.

Urling, Irwin M. "Names of Some Buoy Tenders Need Changing..." Coast Guard Magazine (Dec 1947), pp. 38-39.

"USCGC Bittersweet." Commandant's Bulletin #11-81 (Mar 9 1981), p. 11.

"USCGC Evergreen." Commandant's Bulletin (Jun 15 1981), pp. 9-11.

"USCGC Redwood." Commandant's Bulletin (Feb 4 1980), p. 12.

"USCGC Spar (WLB-403)." Commandant's Bulletin #20-82 (Aug 30 1982), pp. 26-27.

"USCGC White Holly." Commandant's Bulletin #23-82 (Oct 11 1982), p. 22.

"Value of Radio in the Operation of Lighthouse Tenders." Lighthouse Service Bulletin II, 63 (Mar 1, 1923), p. 272.

"Versatile is the Word for Buoy Tenders." Coast Guard Magazine18 (Jun 1945), pp. 35-36.

"Vessels Obtained From Navy Department." Lighthouse Service Bulletin II, 19 (Jul 1, 1919), p. 82.

Wayne, A.F. "Buoy-Tender Duty is Good Duty." The Bulletin (Feb 1950), pp. 349-351.

Wester, Rick.  "Walnut -- The Hard Nucleus Around Which the Navy Forms in Times of War [Operation Iraqi Freedom]."  The Bulletin 65, No. 4 (Aug 2003), pp. 26-29.

Wheeler, Dan. "The Grand Old Lady of Charlevoix." All Hands (Aug 1977), pp. 46-48.

White, Richard D., Jr. "Aids to Navigation in Puerto Rico 1927-1942: History of the Buoy Tender Acacia." Revista/Review Interamericana IV (Winter 1974-1975), pp. 518-525.

________. "Saga of the Side-Wheel Steamer Shubrick Pioneer Lighthouse Tender of the Pacific Coast." The American Neptune XXXVI (Spring, 1976), pp. 45-53.

________. "The Sinking of the Tender Acacia." The Keeper’s Log (Fall 1991), pp. 18-21.

________., & Truman R. Strobridge. "The Belle: Last Sailing Lighthouse Tender on the Great Lakes." Telescope: Great Lakes Maritime Institute XXV (Mar-Apr 1976), pp. 36-37.

________.________. "Nineteenth Century Lighthouse Tenders on the Great Lakes." Inland Seas: Quarterly Journal of the Great Lakes Historical Society 31 (Summer 1975), pp. ????? .

"White Bush." Commandant's Bulletin (Jul 28 1980), p. 4.

Wilde, Phillips B. "Change Names of Buoy Tenders? A Ridiculous Idea!" Coast Guard Magazine (Jan 1948), p. 16.

Witter, Robert W. "Conversion of the USCGC SUNDEW (WAGL-404)--A 180-Foot IRIS Class Cutter." Coast Guard Engineers Digest No. 84 (Jan-Feb, 1954), pp. 8-13.

"Work Boats of the U.S. Coast Guard." Proceedings of the Marine Safety Council 43 (July 1986), pp. 147-149.

Worthylake, George. "Buoy Tenders." The Keeper’s Log (Fall 1998), pp. 8-13.

"You may some day be a crew member servicing buoys on the ... COAST GUARD CUTTER TERN." Coast Guard Engineers Digest No. 172 (Jul-Aug-Sept 1971), pp. 20-22.

 

Books & Published Government Documents:

Armacost, R.L.  Good Intentions About Long Range Planning for Short Range Aids to Navigation.  Washington, D.C.: Aids to Navigation Division, U.S. Coast Guard Headquarters, (Feb 1977).  [Report]

Crowninshield, Mary B. All Among the Lighthouses Or The Cruise of the Goldenrod. Boston: [?????], 1886.

Emigh, Ward R., USCG et al. The Shallow-Draft Buoy Tender Azalea. Washington: Sixth International Technical Conference on Lighthouses and Other Aids to Navigation, 1960.

Mileto, Anthony F., et al. Inland Rivers Pusher-Barge Tender. Washington: Sixth International Technical Conference on Lighthouses and Other Aids to Navigation, 1960.

Peterson, Douglas.  United States Lighthouse Service Tenders: 1840-1939.   Annapolis & Trappe, MD: Eastwind Publishing, 2000.

Rice, H. Decatur. The United States of America: Over the Bow Buoy Boat. Scheveningen: International Conference on the Lighthouses and Other Aids to Navigation, 1955.

Oberg, Tanney Edward. Lucky Sweetbrier: Coast Guard Cutter Survives WWII Okinawa Kamikazes, Typhoons and More. Lincoln, NE: iUniverse, Inc., 2005.

Stonehouse, Frederick.  Lighthouse Keepers & Coast Guard Cutters: Heroic Lighthouse Keepers and the Coast Guard Cutters Named After Them.  Gwinn, MI: Avery Color Studios, Inc., 2000.

________. Shipwreck of the Mesquite: Death of a Coast Guard Cutter. Lake Superior Port Cities, 1991.

U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Fir (WLM-212): A Lighthouse/Buoy Tender for the Pacific Northwest.  HABS/HAER no. WA-167; Todd Croteau, project leader; Jet Low, photographer; Candace Clifford, historian; Pete Brooks, HAER Delineator.  Washington, D.C.: National Park Service, September, 2001.

United States Congress. House. Appropriation for Construction of Light-house Supply Steamer. H. Rp. 1459, 49th Cong., 1st sess., Serial 2439.

________.________. Construction of New Light-house Tender at Portland, Oregon. H. Rp. 473, 51st Cong., 1st sess., 1890, Serial 2808.

________.________. Burning of the Light-house Tender Lily. H. Rpt. 724, 49th Cong., 1st sess., 1886, Serial 2437.

________.________. Claims for Losses by Burning of Steamer Lily. H. Exdoc. 105, 48th Cong., 2d sess., 1885, Serial 2302.

________.________. Estimate for Completing Lighthouse Tender Oleander. H. Doc. 418, 57th Cong., 2nd sess., 1903, Serial 4531.

________.________. Estimates for Appropriation for New Steam-tender for First Light-house District. H. Exdoc. 256, 50th Cong., 1st sess., 1888, Serial 2560; ....for Eleventh Light-house District. H. Exdoc. 258, 50th Cong., 1st sess., 1888, Serial 2560; ....for Use in North Carolina. H. Exdoc. 97, 50th Cong., 2d sess., 1889, Serial 2651; ....for 9th and 11th Light-house Districts. H. Exdoc. 58, 50th Cong., 2d sess., 1889, Serial 2651; ....for Service in First Light-house District. H. Rp. 475, 51st Cong., 1st sess., 1890, Serial 2808; ....in Ninth and Eleventh Light-house Districts. H. Rp. 816, 51st Cong., 1st sess., 1890, Serial 2809; ....in Sixth Light-house District. H. Rp. 1221, 51st Cong., 1st sess., 1890, Serial 2811; ....for 11th Lighthouse District. H. Doc. 507, 56th Cong., 1st sess., 1900, Serial 3995; ....in 5th Lighthouse District. H. Doc. 602, 56th Cong., 1st sess., 1900, Serial 3995; ....in 7th Lighthouse District. H. Doc. 653, 56th Cong., 1st sess., 1900, Serial 3997; ....in 9th Lighthouse District. H. Doc. 654, 56th Cong., 1st sess., 1900, Serial 3997.

________.________. Estimate for Steam Lighthouse Tender for Hawaiian Waters. H. Doc. 127, 58th Cong., 3rd sess., 1905, Serial 4839; ....for 11th Lighthouse District, H. Doc. 97, 58th Cong., 2nd sess., 1904, Serial 4671; ....for 13th Lighthouse District, H. Doc. 588, 58th Cong., 2nd sess., 1904, Serial 4676; ....for 12th Lighthouse District, H. Doc. 132, 58th Cong., 3rd sess., 1905, Serial 4830; ....for 2 Lighthouse Tenders, H. Doc. 779, 59th Cong., 1st sess., 1906, Serial 4990.

________.________. To Increase Limit of Cost of Certain Lighthouse Tenders. H. Doc. 255, 59th Cong., 2nd sess., 1907, Serial 5153; H. Rp. 105, 63rd Cong., 2nd sess., 1914, Serial 6558; H. Rp. 532, 63rd Cong., 2nd sess., 1914, Serial 6559.

________.________. Light-house Tender for Fourth Light-house District. H. Rp. 1463, 49th Cong., 1st sess., 1886, Serial 2439; ....and Scow for 15th Lighthouse District. H. Doc. 254, 59th Cong., 2nd sess., 1907, Serial 5153; ....for 6th District, H. Rp. 2513, 58th Cong., 2nd sess., 1904, Serial 4583.

________.________. To Reimburse Officers and Crew of Lighthouse Tender Manzanita. H. Rp. 562, 62nd Cong., 2nd sess., 1912, Serial 6136.

________.________. Reimbursement for Losses by Burning of Light-house Tender Lily. H. Exdoc. 60, 48th Cong., 2d sess., 1885, Serial 2296; ....of Officers and Crew of Lighthouse Tender Armeria for Loss of Personal Effects in Wreck of Vessel. H. Doc. 1393, 62nd Cong., 3rd sess., Serial 1913, Serial 6504.

________.________. Relief of Officers and Crew of Lighthouse Tender Manzanita. H. Doc. 742, 59th Cong., 1st sess., 1906, Serial 4990.

________.________. Transfer of Lighthouse Tender Wistaria. H. Rp. 1973, 61st Cong., 3rd sess., 1911, Serial 5847.

________.________. Committee on Merchant Marine and Fisheries. Subcommittee on Coast Guard and Navigation. Aids to Navigation: Buoy Tenders. Washington: GPO, 1990.

________. Senate. Appropriations for Steamer and Light-ships for Light-house Service. S. Exdoc. 215, 49th Cong., 1st sess., 1886, Serial 2341.

________.________. Construction of Lighthouse Tenders for General Service. S. Rp. 282, 62nd Cong., 2nd sess., 1912, Serial 6120.

________.________. To Increase Limit of Cost of Lighthouse Tender. S. Rp. 293, 63rd Cong., 2nd sess., 1914, Serial 6552.

________.________. Lighthouse Tender for Engineer of 1st and 2nd Lighthouse Districts. S. Rp. 18, 60th Cong., 1st sess., 1908, Serial 5218; ....for Inspector of 1st Lighthouse District. S. Rp. 17, 60th Cong., 1st sess., 1908, Serial 5218; ....for Inspector of 12th Lighthouse District. S. Rp. 225, 60th Cong., 1st sess., 1908, Serial 5218; ....for Service in Hawaiian and Pacific Island Waters. S. Rp. 246, 59th Cong., 1st sess., 1906, Serial 4904; ....for 11th District. S. Rp. 495, 58th Cong., 2nd sess., 1904, Serial 4571; ....for 3rd District. S. Rp. 2759, 58th Cong., 3rd sess., 1905, Serial 4755.

________.________. To Reimburse Officers and Crew of Lighthouse Tender Manzanita. S. Rp. 1147, 61st Cong., 3rd sess., 1911, Serial 5844; S. Rp. 250, 62nd Cong., 2nd sess., 1912, Serial 6124.

________.________. Relief of Officers and Crew of Lighthouse Tender Lily. S. Rp. 426, 49th Cong., 1st sess., 1886, Serial 2359.

________.________. Steam Lighthouse Tender for 4th District. S. Rp. 1846, 58th Cong., 2nd sess., 1904, Serial 4574.

________.________. Steam Tender for Engineer Service of 12th Lighthouse District. S. Rp. 2761, 58th Cong., 3rd sess., Serial 4755.

________.________. Tender for Engineer Service of 12th Lighthouse District. S. Rp. 121, 59th Cong., 1st sess., 1906, Serial 4904; ....for Lighthouse Inspector of 12th Lighthouse District. S. Rp. 122, 59th Cong., 1st sess., 1906, Serial 4904; ....for Use of Engineer, 1st and 2nd Lighthouse Districts. S. Rp. 24, 61st Cong., 2nd sess., 1910, Serial 5582.

________.________. Transfer of Lighthouse Tender Wistaria. S. Rp. 1046, 61st Cong., 3rd sess., 1911, Serial 5840; S. Rp. 1111, 61st Cong., 3rd sess., 1911, Serial 5847.

U. S. Department of the Interior.  National Park Service. U.S. Coast Guard 133-Foot Buoy Tenders.  HAER booklet.  Washington, DC: National Park Service, February, 2004.  [ HAER no. DC-57; Todd Croteau, HAER Industrial Archeologist (project leader); Jet Low, HAER Photographer; Mark Porter, NCSHPO Consultant (historian), and Candace Clifford, booklet design. ] 

U. S. Department of the Interior.  National Park Service. U.S. Coast Guard 180-Foot Buoy Tenders.  HAER booklet.  Washington, DC: National Park Service, September, 2003.   [ HAER nos. DC-56, LA-14, LA-15, RI-56, and AL-187; Todd Croteau, HAER Industrial Archeologist ( project leader); Jet Low, HAER Photographer; Dana Lockett (architect); Pete Brooks (architect); Candace Clifford (historian); and Kevin Foster (historian). ] 

U.S. Department of the Interior.  National Park Service. U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Fir (WLM-212): A Lighthouse/Buoy Tender for the Pacific Northwest. HAER booklet. Washington, DC: National Park Service, December 2001. [ HAER no. WA-167; Todd Croteau, HAER Industrial Archeologist ( project leader); Jet Low, HAER Photographer; Candace Clifford, NCSHPO Consultant (historian) & booklet design; and Pete Brooks, HAER Delineator. ]

United States Lighthouse Board. "Specifications For the Construction of the Iron Side-Wheel Light-House Tender John Rodgers, Built in 1882-1883." Appendix in the 1883 Annual Report of the Lighthouse Board. Washington: GPO, 1883, pp. 119-152; 2 plates.

Walker, R.T.; Pritchett, C.W.; Lincoln, W.B., & Stevens, M.J.  U.S. Coast Guard Buoy Tenders: Historical and Projected Usage.  Groton, CT: USCG Research and Development Center, 1987.  (CG-D-18-87, R&DC 12/87; NTIS AD-A183653).

Unpublished Papers, Theses & Dissertations:

Cowart, Kenneth K. "Development of Vessels Servicing Aids to Navigation for the U.S. Coast Guard." Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers, 13-14 Nov 1958.

Fremont-Smith, Richard, & David Pearl. "Present and Proposed Military Roles for Coast Guard Sea Going Buoy Tenders." Unpublished report for Coast Guard Headquarters, 1982.

Gemmell, Thomas M. "Wartime Roles for Sea Going Buoy Tenders." Military Essay. Armed Forces Staff College, Norfolk, Virginia, 1983.

Hall, Wes. "Historical Context and Statement of Significance: United States Coast Guard 133-Foot Buoy Tenders (WLMs)." Paper prepared for the Office of Cutter Management by Mid-Atlantic Technology and Environmental Research, Inc., 30 June 1997.

Papp, R.J., Jr. "Coast Guard Buoy Tenders: Asset, Or Anachronistic Liability?" Military Essay. Naval War College, Newport, Rhode Island, 23 Feb 1990.

U.S. Coast Guard.  "Issue Paper--Coast Guard Buoy Tender Utilization."   U.S. Coast Guard Office of Operations Plans and Programs Staff, Washington, D.C., 1967.


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