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Articles:

Adams, Michael R. "Worn Out in Service." Naval Institute Proceedings 106 (Oct 1980), pp. 74-78.

"Aireye Wind Tunnel Tests Finished." Commandant's Bulletin (Jan 25 1982), pp. 4-5.

"AMVER Center [ Governors Island ] Becomes Computer Center." Commandant's Bulletin (Aug 24 1981), pp. 16-17.

"Application of Radio to Lighthouse Service Work." Light House Service Bulletin V, No. 42 (June 1939), p. 186.

"AVTRACEN Adds Flight Simulator." Commandant's Bulletin (Dec 20 1982), p. 21.

Baca, Victor M. "Evolution of the Life Jacket." Proceedings of the Marine Safety Council 52 (July-Aug 1995), pp. 30-34.

Barker, William J. "PFD's: Help for Those Who Help Themselves." Proceedings of the Marine Safety Council 36 (Nov 1979), pp. 196-197.

Barnett, J.P. "The Lifesaving Guns of David Lyle." Proceedings of the Marine Safety Council 29 (Dec 1972), pp. 247-249, 257.

________.________. Wreck & Rescue No. 5 (Summer 1997), pp. 3-8.

Bartlett, Rick. "No More Ma Bell." Coast Guard Engineers Digest 20-207 (Summer 1980), pp. 21-26.

Bernhartsen, John C. "The Hybrid PFD." Proceedings of the Marine Safety Cou7ncil 41 (June 1984), pp. 165-167.

"Builds Radio Control System for Airborne Liferaft." Coast Guard Magazine (May 1952), pp. 40-41.

"Bouyant Vests." Proceedings of the Merchant Marine Council Motorboat Safety [Issue] 19 (1955-1956), p. 17.

Brown, David A. "Tooling Up for the Challenge: Rescue 21 Provides Superior Communications for Coast Guard Missions." The United States Coast Guard: The Shield of Freedom [ A Government Services Group periodical ] (2004), pp. 106-113.

Capron, W.C. "Transfer of Sick Men at Sea [breeches buoy]." Coast Guard Magazine 18 (Nov 1944), pp. 30-32.

Carter, C. F. "Life-Saving at Sea Revolutionized." Harper's Weekly (Jan 4 1908), p. 30.

Claflin, Jim.  "Collecting Nautical Antiques: Chelsea Clocks."  Lighthouse Digest (Apr 2002), p. 37.

"Coast Guard Acquires Life Rafts from Navy." Coast Guard Engineers Digest 25-232 (Winter/Spring, 1987), p. 13.

"Coast Guard Adopts New Exposure Suits." The Bulletin (Mar-Apr 1962), p. 46.

"Coast Guard Conjures 'CASPER' [C-130 Airborne Sensor with Palletized Electronic Reconnaissance]." The Bulletin 62, No. 3 (June 2003), p. 30.

"Coast Guard Design Life Preserver." Proceedings of the Merchant Marine Council 1 (Nov 1944), pp. 223-224.

"Coast Guard Tests Largest Rubber Raft." Coast Guard Magazine (Jan 1944), pp. 50-51.

"Coast Guard Undertakes Radar Study for Merchant Vessel Use." The Bulletin (Oct 1945), pp. 221-222.

"Computerized SAR [ SARP ASARP ]?" Commandant's Bulletin #16-82 (July 5 1982), pp. 16-17.

"Concern Grows Over Improper Servicing of Inflatable Liferafts." Proceedings of the Marine Safety Council 38 (Aug 1981), p. 143.

Corey, Jay. "Wave of the Future: CGC Bittersweet Acts as Testing Platform for New Electronic Chart System [ Electronic Chart Display Information System or ECDIS ]." Commandant's Bulletin (Oct 1993), pp. 29-31.

Crossen, Armand C. "The Helicopter Hoist Rescue Concept: Built-in Limitations." Safe Engineering (Dec-Jan 1970), pp. 21-26.

"Delivery of the Coast Guard's New Computer System." Commandant's Bulletin (Mar 13 1970), p. 4.

Deming, Ted. "Operation IMPACTT [ Information Management Personnel and Computer Technology Talent ] Launched."  Commandant's Bulletin (March 9 1981), pp. 6-9.

"Depth Soundings [Fathometers installed on CGC's Northland, Modoc, & Mojave]." Coast Guard Magazine 11 (Sep 1928), pp. 8-9.

"Design of a New Type of Cork and Kapok Life Preserver CGTD Project No. 3-19-27." Coast Guard Engineers Digest No. 52 (Sep-Oct 1948), pp. 3-6.

Doughty, Russ, & Jack Ligon. "The Impact of Radio Determination Satellite Systems on the United States Coast Guard." Coast Guard Engineers Digest 27-239 (Summer 1989), pp. 12-17.

"Early Radio: The Cutter Algonquin was the first radio equipped vessel of the then Revenue Cutter Service." Coast Guard Magazine (Feb 1929), p. 19.

Ebner, Kathryn. "RESCUE 21: Improving Communications to Save Lives in the 21st Century." Coast Guard Academy Alumni Association The Bulletin 65, No. 5 (Oct 2003), pp. 28-29.

Eckels, Harry H. "Modified Stokes Litter for PBY-5A Aircraft." Coast Guard Engineers Digest No. 63 (Jul-Aug, 1950), pp. 47-48.

Edwards, David V. "The Design of Inflatable Liferafts for Survival at Sea." Proceedings of the Merchant Marine Council 20 (Nov 1963), pp. 194-197.

"Electronic Equipment, an Analysis of What it is Doing for the Coast Guard." Coast Guard Magazine (Oct 1949), pp. 7-8.

"Emergency Bail-Out-Kit--Arctic Survival." Coast Guard Engineers Digest No. 84 (Jan-Feb, 1954), pp. 29-30.

"EPIRBs Will Be Available for Cutters By Spring." Commandant's Bulletin (Feb 4 1980), pp. 3-4.

"EPIRBs Save Lives." Commandant's Bulletin (Jan 1991), p. 11.

Espenshade, Lawrence. "Dracone Barges Prove Helpful in Cleaning Spills." Commandant's Bulletin (Mar 23 1981), pp. 5-6.

Farley, Joseph F. "The Coast Guard Operates Through Communications." Bell Telephone Magazine XXV (Winter 1946-1947), pp. 203-223.

Fawcett, Waldon. "Apparatus of the United States Life-Saving Service." Scientific American 95 (Dec 29, 1906), pp. 488-489.

"The First Lifeboat to be Fitted with a Gasoline Engine." Coast Guard Magazine (Sep 1931), p. 24.

"The First Life Car." Along the Coast I, No. 9 (June 1910), p. 14.

"First of Three Motorized Dental Vans Inspected." The Bulletin (Jun, 1950), pp. 137-138.

"FLIR [ Forward Looking Infrared ] Tested in California." Commandant's Bulletin (Nov 24 1980), p. 5.

Gaskill, Amy J. "Operational Information System." Commandant's Bulletin (Mar 1995), pp. 26-27.

"Getting Ready to Fire the Lyle Gun." Coast Guard Magazine (Oct 1929), p. 24.

Groupa, Michael D. "P F D s: They Come in Many Types and Sizes." Proceedings of the Marine Safety Council 52 (Jul-Aug 1952), pp. 11-15.

Hansen, A. "The New Lifeboat." Coast Guard Magazine (Sep 1929), pp. 6-7.

Harding, Lawrence M. "Some 1950 Electronic Devices For Performing Coast Guard Missions." Coast Guard Engineers Digest No. 60 (Jan-Feb, 1950), pp. 30-33.

"Hearing on Life Rafts." Proceedings of the Merchant Marine Council 1 (Aug 1944), pp. 171-172.

Hickok, Stephen M. "A Shot in the Dark [night vision goggles]." Commandant's Bulletin (Mar 31 1988), pp. 36-37.

Hill, Dave. "First MSIS Module Deployed Coast Guard Wide: The Port Safety Module of the Marine Safety Information System went service-wide on May 28." Commandant's Bulletin (Aug 3 1984), p. 12.

"History of the Development of the Life Preserver." Proceedings of the Merchant Marine Council 11 (June 1954), pp. 91-93.

Hornsby, Thomas. "Dahlgren’s Boat Armament." Mariner 10 (1936), pp. 1-5.

Hottel, James. "A Bit of Coast Guard [radio] Background." The Bulletin (Jan 1942), pp. 153-154.

Hoyt, Roscoe. "Ninth District Radio." Coast Guard Magazine (Nov 1935), pp. 40-41.

Humphrey, Richard. "DALS: Is It the Better ELT System?" Business & Commercial Aviation (Aug 1973), pp. 40-41.

Imlay, Miles. "The Story of the Lifecar." The Bulletin (July-Aug 1958), pp. 52-62.

"Improvements in Line-Throwing Devices." Proceedings of the Merchant Marine Council 3 (Jan 1946), pp 5-6.

"Impulse-Projected Rocket Type Line Throwing Appliances." Proceedings of the Merchant Marine Council 21 (May 1964), p. 84.

"Inflatable, Canopied Life Boats Give Protection Against Extreme Climates." Coast Guard Engineers Digest No. 88 (Sep-Oct 1954), pp. 58-59.

"The Inflatable Liferaft as a Rescue Vehicle." Proceedings of the Merchant Marine Council 27 (Nov 1970), pp. 203-205.

Jensen, Poul V. "Rafts of Life Rafts." Proceedings of the Marine Safety Council 52 (Jul-Aug 1995), pp. 19-21.

Johnsen, Arthur W. "Inflatable Liferafts." Proceedings of the Merchant Marine Council 17 (Dec 1960), pp. 207-211.

"Kapok and Fibrous Glass Life Preservers: New Requirements Improve Resistance to Gas and Oil." Proceedings of the Merchant Marine Council 15 (Nov 1958), p. 204.

"Kapok Life Preservers." Proceedings of the Merchant Marine Council 2 (July 1945), p. 101.

Kennedy, Mark M. "Night Vision Goggles: A New Tool for an Old Mission." Commandant's Bulletin (June 26, 1987), pp. 26-29.

"Kites in Life-Saving Operations." Scientific American (Mar 9, 1907), p. 207.

"Lifeboat Radio Tests." Proceedings of the Merchant Marine Council 1 (Dec 1944), pp. 236-237.

"Life Raft Tests." Proceedings of the Merchant Marine Council 1 (Oct 1944), p. 204.

________. Proceedings of the Merchant Marine Council 2 (May 1945), pp. 67-68.

"Light Weight Rocket Line Throwing Equipment as Possible Replacement for the Lyle Gun on Merchant Vessels, CGTD Project No. 17-01-14." Coast Guard Engineers Digest No. 52 (Sep-Oct 1948), pp. 7-8.

"Line Throwing Appliances." Proceedings of the Merchant Marine Council 2 (June 1945), p. 84.

"Line Throwing Guns at Alaska [Light] Stations." Light House Service BulletinI, 42 (June 1915), p. 167.

Lipsey, Elmer M. "Radar Reflectors for Lifeboats." Proceedings of the Merchant Marine Council 18 (June 1961), pp. 116-119.

"Life-Saving Gear." Engineering Magazine Vol. XI (Jul-Dec 1874), pp. 158-166.

Lutton, Thomas C. "Computers Take to the Air." The Bulletin (May-June 1967), pp. 143-151.

"Lyle Gun Started 75 Years Ago, Still Good." Coast Guard Bulletin VI, 3 (Nov 1950), p. 32.

Maxam, Oliver M. "The Life-Saving Stations of the United States Coast Guard." Naval Institute Proceedings 55 (May 1929), pp. 374-380.

Macabre, J.E. "Eastwind had Unique Radio Station." Coast Guard Magazine (Oct 1952), pp. 8-10.

Mahoney, Haynes R. "The Breeches Buoy. . .Seat of Salvation." Lighthouse Digest Vol. XXIII, No. 3, (2007), pp. 30-32.

McIntosh, J.A. "MARISAT--Another Milestone in Coast Guard Communications." Coast Guard Engineers Digest 20-207, Summer 1980), p. 27-31.

Midgett, Spencer L. "Horses and Other Things Too." Coast Guard Magazine (Mar 1932), p. 56.

"Minimum Safe Distance From U.S. Coast Guard [Radar] Antennas."  Coast Guard Engineers Digest No. 112 (Sep-Oct 1958), p. 31.

"Mobile Lab Goes to Kodiak." Commandant's Bulletin (July 20 1981), pp. 16-17.

Naab, J.W., Jr. "Current Developments in Inflatable Liferafts." Proceedings of the Merchant Marine Council 14 (Dec 1957), pp. 195-197, 207.

Nalty, Bernard C. and Truman R. Strobridge. "The Lyle Gun." The Bulletin (Mar-Apr 1980), pp. 26-29.

________., ________. "The Lyle Gun: A Cannon That Saved Lives." The Bulletin (Mar-Apr 1980), pp. 26-29.

________.________.________. Compass: A Magazine of the Sea 49 (1979), pp. 8-11.

Nelson, James K., Jr. "Free Fall From Danger." Proceedings of the Marine Safety Council 54 (Jul-Aug 1995), pp. 26-29.

"New Coast Guard Electronic System." The Bulletin (Mar-Apr 1963), pp. 71-72.

"A New Concept in Small Boat SAR [ LONA / TLD-424 ]." Commandant's Bulletin (June 23 1980), pp. 12-13.

"New Ice Rescue Methods Tested [ air-boat & ATV ]." Commandant's Bulletin (May 24, 1982), pp. 12-13.

"New Lifeboat Launching Method." The Bulletin (Aug 1949), p. 91.

"New Mechanical Device Speeds Up Buoy Handling." The Bulletin (Apr 1950), pp. 16-18.

"New Shoulder Line Throwing Gun." Coast Guard Magazine 9 (Dec 1935), p. 9.

"New System Makes Lifeboat Launching Safer." Proceedings of the Marine Safety Council 38 (Jan 1982), pp. 16-17.

"New Type Life Rafts." Proceedings of the Merchant Marine Council 1 (Mar 1944), pp. 56-57.

Noble, Dennis L. "Beach Apparatus." Shipmates III (Summer 1975), pp. 2-4.

________. "Weapons Against the Sea: Equipment Used by the U.S. Life-Saving Service." The Keeper’s Log (Summer 1996), pp. 22-25.

"NTSB Studies Survivor Locator Systems." Proceedings of the Marine Safety Council 30 (Jan 1973), pp. 7-10.

"Oceanographic Salinometer." The Bulletin (May-June 1964), p. 268.

"Oil Boom." Proceedings of the Marine Safety Council 38 (Mar 1982), p. 81.

"Oil Skimmer [ ZRV ] Introduced." Commandant's Bulletin (May 10 1982), p. 11.

Parker, Edwin L. "Developing Rescue Equipment." Proceedings of the Merchant Marine Council 22 (Nov 1965), pp. 248-251.

Penso, Leonard E. "Maintenance of Lifesaving Equipment." Proceedings of the Merchant Marine Council 14 (Feb 1957), pp. 19-20.

"Performance of Sperry Mark 3 Radar." Coast Guard Engineers Digest No. 105 (Jul-Aug 1957), pp. 19-20. [Radar set used at shore stations, Captains of the Port offices & Wind-Class icebreakers, including CGC Westwind.]

"Personnel Retrievers-Helicopter." Coast Guard Engineers Digest No. 109 (Mar-Apr 1958), pp. 45-46.

"PFD's." Proceedings of the Marine Safety Council 40 (June 1983), pp. 116-119.

"Plastic Lifeboat." Proceedings of the Merchant Marine Council 17 (Dec 1960), p. 215.

"Radar in Fog." Coast Guard Magazine (Feb 1948), p. 6.

"Radar on the River." Coast Guard Magazine (June 1947), pp. 14-15.

"Radar on Rivers Still Presents Major Problem." Coast Guard Magazine (Sep 1947), p. 16.

"Radio Engineering: Communication Trucks." Coast Guard Engineers Digest (Apr 1942), pp. 30-31.

"Radio Engineering: New Lifeboat and Lifeboat Station Radio Equipment." Coast Guard Engineers Digest (June 1942), pp. 1-2.

"Radio Engineering: New Radio Engineering Test Truck." Coast Guard Engineers Digest (June 1942), p. 2.Riley, William M. "Exposure Suits." Proceedings of the Marine Safety Council 42 (Sep 1985), pp. 187-188.

"Radio: Highlights in History." Coast Guard Magazine (Feb 1936), p. 8.

"Radio: In Flood Relief." Coast Guard Magazine (May 1937), pp. 12-13.

"Radio Material [on Coast Guard cutters]." Coast Guard Magazine (Feb 1930), p. 15.

"Rescue Rangers: What's It Cost To [equip and] Send a Coastie Into the Howling Sea Aboard a Rescue Boat?"  Coast Guard (May 2000), insert.

Rex, Bradley. "Chemical Warfare: 7th District Units Test New Weapon Against Oil Spills." Commandant's Bulletin (May 1996), pp. 12-13.

Riseling, John. "Survival at Sea: The Brucker Survival Capsule..." Proceedings of the Merchant Marine Council 27 (Sep 1970), pp. 163-167.

Robinson, D. K. "Lifeboat Launching, Hoisting Gear and Methods at Shore Establishments of United States Coast Guards [sic]" in Report of the VIIIth International Life-Boat Conference Held in Bremen From June 22nd to June 25th, 1959 (Bremen: Deutsche Gesellschaft Zur Rettung Schiffbruchiger, 1959), pp. 121-150.

"Rocket Propulsion May Alter Line-Throwing." Coast Guard Magazine (Jan 1947), p. 18.

Rodrigues, Michael. "Survival Gear Testing." Commandant's Bulletin (July 20 1984), pp. 15-17.

"Rubber Liferafts." Proceedings of the Merchant Marine Council 13 (Aug 1956), pp. 141-144.

"Safety Features Mark Newest Lifeboat Radio." Coast Guard Magazine (Sep 1953), pp. 6-8.

"Searchlight Lamps [for Motor Lifeboats.]" Coast Guard Engineers Digest No. 34 (June 1939), p. 38.

"17th Dist. Tests New Skimming System [ Vessel of Opportunity Skimming System or VOSS ]." Commandant's Bulletin (Oct 1993), pp. 22-23.

"Search and Rescue Satellite Saves Lives off Cape Cod." Commandant's Bulletin #27-82 (Dec 6, 1982), p. 6.  [First use of COSPAS / SARSAT satellite system to effect a rescue at sea (Trimaran Gonzo off Cape Cod); ELT and EPIRB development also discussed.]

Solt, C.T. "The Development and Application of Marine Radio Direction Finding Equipment by the United States Coast Guard." Proceedings of The Institute of Radio Engineers 20, No. 2 (Feb 1932), pp. 228-260.

"Sperry Corporation Stages a Spectacular Demonstration of Radar in Service Afloat." Coast Guard Magazine (July 1946), pp. 16-18.

"The Ulithi!" Coast Guard Magazine (Mar 1955), pp. 6-7.

"The Telephone." Along the Coast I, No. 9 (June 1910), pp. 14-15.

"Time Marches On!" Coast Guard Magazine (Sep 1937), p. 17.

"Two New Guns Designed and Developed by U.S. Coast Guard Research Division." Coast Guard Magazine 19 (Apr 1946), pp. 39-40.

"Use of Inflatable Life Rafts." Proceedings of the Merchant Marine Council 17 (Jan 1960), p. 15.

United States Coast Guard. Public Information Division. "The Lyle Gun." Inland Seas: The Quarterly Journal of the Great Lakes Historical Society 20 (Winter 1964), pp. 341.

"U.S. Coast Guard's Telephone System." Coast Guard Magazine (Nov 1932), pp. 5-6, 12.

"USCG Last Surface Delivery System (FSDS)." Proceedings of the Marine Safety Council 38 (Mar 1982), p. 80.

Waesche, Russell R. "Radio in the Flood-Bound Regions." Coast Guard Magazine (Mar 1937), p. 34.

"War Brings New Idea In Life Suits." Coast Guard Magazine (Apr 1932), pp. 30-33.

"Way Down South in Dixie [communications truck]." Coast Guard Magazine (June 1937), p. 38.

Webster, E.M. "Coast Guard Communications." Naval Institute Proceedings 55 (May 1929), pp. 433-442.

________. "Radio For Rescue..." Coast Guard Magazine (Apr 1946), p. 3.

Whitehurst, Norm. "Infrared Camera [ FLIR ]." Commandant's Bulletin (June 7 1985), p. 17.

Books & Government Publications:

Baarslag, Karl. SOS to the Rescue. New York: Oxford University Press, 1935.

Barnett, J.P. The Lifesaving Guns of David Lyle. South Bend: South Bend Replicas, Inc., 1976.

Brooks, C.J. Designed For Life: Lifejackets Through the Ages. Richmond, British Columbia: Mustang Engineered Technical Apparel Corp., 1996.

Coston Signal Company. Coston's Telegraphic Night Signals. New York: S.W. Green, 1880.

Francis, Joseph. History of Life-Saving Appliances, and Military and Naval Constructions Invented and Manufactured by Joseph Francis, With Sketches and Incidents of His Business Life in the United States and Europe. New York: E.D. Slater, 1885.

Gluckman, Arcadi. United States Muskets, Rifles and Carbines. Harrisburg: Stackpole Co., 1959.

Lewis, Berkeley R. Small Arms and Ammunition in the United States Service. Baltimore: Lord Baltimore Press, Inc. 1956.

Lyle, David Alexander. Report on Life-Saving Ordnance and Appurtenances. By Lieut. D.A. Lyle, Ordnance Department, U.S. Army. Washington: GPO, 1878.

Mason, Theodorus B.M. The Preservation of Life at Sea: A Paper Read Before the American Geographical Society, Feb 27th 1879. New York: The American Geopgraphical Society 1879.

May, W.E., & A.N. Kennard. Naval Swords and Firearms. London: HMSO, 1962.

Pond, James L. History of Life-Saving Appliances, & Military and Naval Constructions, Invented and Manufactured by Joseph Francis, With Sketches and Incidents of Business Life in the United States and Europe. New York: E.D. Slater 1885.

Rankin, Robert H. Small Arms of the Sea Services: A History of the Firearms and Edged Weapons of the U.S. Navy, Marine Corps and Coast Guard from the Revolution to Present. New Milford: N. Flayderman & Co., 1972.

Simmons, Kendall., et al. Technology Scenario for the Year 2005: Final Report. CG-D-70-81. Washington: Office of Research and Development, U.S. Coast Guard, 1981.

United States Coast Guard. Beach-Apparatus Drill. Washington: GPO, 1918.

________. The History of the Development of the Life-Preserver. Washington: U.S. Coast Guard, 1943.

United States Congress. House. Coast Guard Telephone System. H. Doc. 10, 65th Cong., 1st sess., 1917, Serial 7300.

________.________. Telephone Service, Life-Saving Station at Two Rivers, Wis. H. Rp. 154, 61st Cong., 2nd sess., 5591.

________. Senate. Letter Relating to Telephone Service at Coast Guard Stations. 2 pts. S. Doc. 716, 64th Cong., 2nd sess., 1917, Serial 7126.

United States War Department. Danger, Distress & Storm Signals for Signal Service Seacoast Stations. Washington: GPO, 1883.

Whatley, Michael E. Marconi Wireless on Cape Cod. Cape Cod: Cape Cod National Sea Shore 1987.

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