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SCIENCE, TECHNOLOGY & THE U.S. COAST GUARD

A Historical Bibliography


Science

Technology


A) Science

Articles:

"Air Station Sets STREX [ Storm Transfer and Response Experiment ] Buoys." Commandant's Bulletin (Feb 23 1981), pp. 14-15.

Aug, Stephen M. "Coast Guard R & D." Sea Power XVII (Sep 1974), pp. 30-35.

Bartlett, Charles H. "Oceanographic Cruise of the General Greene." Coast Guard Magazine (Dec 1932), p. 20.

"Buoy Sends Weather Data From Atlantic to Calif." Commandant's Bulletin (Feb 6 1970), p. 6.

Bradford, Allan C. "Mighty Depths, Bottom of the World's Greatest Body of Water Has Many Unexplored Portions." Coast Guard Magazine (Mar 1928), pp. 28-29.

"British Ocean Weather Ships." The Bulletin (Dec 1948), pp. 256-257.

"Casco Inaugurates New Oceanographic Program." The Bulletin (Jan-Feb 1963), p. 14.

"Coast Guard Now Maintains Pacific Ocean Weather Observation Ships." Coast Guard Bulletin III, 11-12 (May-June 1946), p. 211.

"Coast Guard Oceanographic Program." Mariners Weather Log 9, No. 1 (1965), p. 9.

"Congress Learns the Value of Coast Guard Weather Stations." Coast Guard Magazine (Dec 1947), pp. 8-9.

Crouch, Holmes. "OFINDIC Day on Ocean Station Uncle." The Bulletin (Nov 1951), pp. 185-197.

"Development of the Ocean Station Program." Proceedings of the Marine Safety Council 7 (Feb 1950), pp. 16-19.

Dinsmore, R. "Oceanography...to the Coast Guard." The Bulletin (June 1950), pp. 127-133.

Earle, William K. "[ Ocean Station ] Bravo in Winter." The Bulletin 62, No. 2 (Apr 2000), p. 26.

"Floating Weather Bureaus, Hamilton, Ingham, Spencer, & Campbell..." Coast Guard Magazine (Mar 1940), p. 1.

"For Rugged Ships and Men: Weather Patrol." Coast Guard Magazine (Mar 1947), pp. 20-21.

"For Weather Stations-Ships or Seadromes?" Coast Guard Magazine (Feb 1947), pp. 20-21.

Gallagher, Dominic J. "Weather Recording Patrol." Coast Guard Magazine (June 1940), pp. 18-19.

Goras, John T. "Oceanography and the Coast Guard." The Bulletin (Nov-Dec 1964), pp. 532-534.

"The Greene's Cruise." Coast Guard Magazine (Oct 1931), pp. 28-29.

"Harnessing the Weather." Coast Guard Magazine (Jan 1953), pp. 36-39.

Hiscock, Richard C. "Emergency Care for Hypothermia." Proceedings of the Marine Safety Council 39 (Dec 1982), pp. 327-328.

Holloway, Bill. "Weather Patrol is no Place for Pansies." Coast Guard Magazine (Apr 1949), pp. 22-23.

Hottel, James F. "A Bit of Coast Guard Background." The Bulletin (Jan 1942), pp. 153-155.

Houtsma, C.G. "Report on Operation Crossroads." Coast Guard Engineers Digest 42 (Jan-Feb, 1947), pp. 4-11. 32.

Johnson, R.A. "Data Buoy and the Trans-Alaska Pipeline." The Bulletin (Nov-Dec 1974), pp. 34-35.

Johnson, Robert W. "What's New on Ocean Station?" The Bulletin (May-June 1968), pp. 14-20.

Judd, Ralph W. "Coast Guard Atomic and Nuclear Science." The Bulletin (Mar-Apr 1963), pp. 15-28.

________. "Computer Impact on Tomorrow’s Coast Guard." The Bulletin (May-June 1964), pp. 227-234; "Part II: Command Control," (Jul-Aug 1964), pp. 346-354; "Part III: Operations Research," (Sep-Oct 1964), pp. 443-457; "Part IV: PERT and CPM," (Nov-Dec 1964), pp. 535-548; "Part V: Logistics Management," (Jan-Feb 1965), pp. 45-52; "Part VI And Final," (Mar-Apr 1965), pp. 76-91.

Kerstein, Max J. "A Frigate on Weather Patrol." Coast Guard Magazine (Feb 1945), pp. 53-54.

Lutz, Paul A. "Aerology Makes the Decision." The Bulletin (Dec 1947), pp. 483-485.

________. "Development of the Ocean Station Program." The Bulletin (March 1950), pp. 371-379.

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

Morrison, Donald McG. "Oceanography: A Traditional Function of the U.S. Coast Guard." The Bulletin (Nov-Dec 1962), pp. 50-55.

________.________. Proceedings of the Merchant Marine Council 20 (Apr 1963), pp. 63-64.

Moynihan, Martin J. "In a Proud Tradition." The Bulletin 39, No. 1 (Jan-Feb 1977), pp. 30-33.

Nalty, Bernard C., & Truman R. Strobridge. "The Story of the Ocean Stations." The Bulletin 36, No. 5 (Sep-Oct 1974), pp. 30-32.

"National Data Buoy System." Commandant's Bulletin (Dec 29 1967), Suppl. No. 2.

Newhoff, Howard H. "Coast Guard Participates in International Scientific Project [GATE]." The Bulletin 37, No. 1 (Jan-Feb 1975), pp. 24-29.

Newhoff, H.A., & G.L. Cousins. "The Scientific and Engineering Aspects of CGC Dallas' Participation in the GATE Project." Coast Guard Engineers Digest 186 (Jan-Feb-Mar 1975), pp. 7-13.

"North Atlantic Ocean Station Agreement." Commandant's Bulletin (July 24 1970), P. 4.

"North Atlantic Weather Patrol." Coast Guard Magazine (Aug 1947), pp. 20-24.

"North Pacific Buoy Experiment." Commandant's Bulletin (July 26 1968), pp. 9-10; (Aug 23 1968), p 8.

"The Ocean's Greatest Depth." Coast Guard Magazine (Mar 1934), p. 9.

"Ocean Station Patrol." The Bulletin Centennial Issue (1976), p. 55.

"The Ocean Station Program." Commandant's Bulletin (Oct 13 1972), pp. 6-7.

"Ocean Station Program Changes." The Bulletin (Jan-Feb 1973), pp. 32-33.

"Ocean Stations." Coast Guard Bulletin VIII, 10-11 (Apr-May 1953), pp. 192-193.

"Ocean Stations in the Atlantic." Coast Guard Magazine (July 1950), p. 33.

"Ocean Weather Stations." Proceedings of the Merchant Marine Council 5 (May 1948), p. 72.

"Ocean Weather Station Program to be Expanded by Coast Guard." The Bulletin (Aug 1948), p. 139.

"Oceanographic Unit Established at Washington, D.C." The Bulletin (May-June 1963), p. 63.

"Oil Slicks Can Be 'Fingerprinted.'" Commandant's Bulletin (Oct 12 1981), p. 9.

"Peacetime International Weather Patrol of Atlantic Takes Form." Coast Guard Bulletin III, 28 (Oct 1947), pp. 407-408.

Powell, Edward T. "A Rendezvous at Sea." Coast Guard Magazine (Feb 1952), pp. 32-33.

"President Signs Coast Guard Oceanography Bill." The Bulletin (Nov-Dec 1961), pp. 50-52.

Puckett, Dale. "Emergency Medicine: Now or Never." Naval Institute Proceedings 106 (Oct 1980), pp., 130-131.

"SEAPOWER / OCEANOGRAPHY."  Almanac of Seapower  (2002), pp. 215-219.

"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.]

Siler, Owen W. "Commandant Discusses the National Oceans Policy Study." The Bulletin 36, No. 5 (Sep-Oct 1974), pp. 30-32.

Snow, Elliot. "Making Fresh Water by Distilling Sea Water in 1791. Experiments of Captain John Foster Williams, U.S.R.C.S." Journal of the American Society of Naval Engineers XL, no. 4 (Nov 1928), pp. 541-545.

"Statement on Development of Weather Stations." The Bulletin (July 1947), pp. 184-188.

"Station HOTEL Effectiveness." Commandant's Bulletin (Apr 9 1971), pp. 9, Suppl. No. 3.

Steinman, A. M. "The End of the Seasick Blues." Proceedings of the Marine Safety Council 39 (Sep-Oct 1982), pp. 263-264.

________. "Relief for Seasickness Available." Commandant's Bulletin (July 7 1980), p. 4.

Sutton, William. "Serving Science Near the South Pole." Naval Institute Proceedings 128 (Aug 2002), pp. 50-53.

Swatek, Phillip M. "Rugged is the Word for Bravo: Weather Patrol Aboard a Coast Guard Rescue Ship in the North Atlantic..." National Geographic (Dec 1955), pp. 828-843.

"Testing and Development." Coast Guard Engineers Digest No. 42 (Jan-Feb, 1947), p. 11.

________. "Testing, Development, & Research in the Coast Guard." Coast Guard Engineers Digest No. 52 (Sep-Oct 1948), pp. 1-9.

Thompson, D.C. "Coast Guard Engineering: The Next Decade." Coast Guard Engineers Digest 20-207 (Summer 1980), pp. 2-10.

________. "Coast Guard Engineering--Update." Coast Guard Engineers Digest 21-211 (Summer 1981), pp. 24-29.

"The USCGC Acushnet and the National Data Buoy Center." Commandant's Bulletin (Oct 13 1972), pp. 7-8.

"The USNS Gilliss Oceanographic Research Vessel." Proceedings of the Merchant Marine Council 20 (Feb 1963), pp. 26-28.

Walker, J. Stubbs. "International Atlantic Vigil." Coast Guard Magazine (Jan 1947), pp. 16-18.

"Weather and Ice Combined, 1940 International Ice Patrol to 'Double' in Weather Observation Service." Coast Guard Magazine (May 1940), pp. 3-5.

"Weather Patrol." Proceedings of the Merchant Marine Council 2 (Sep 1945), p. 131.

"West Coast Weather Patrol." Coast Guard Magazine (Apr 1948), pp. 42-43.

Winslow, Ed. "Why a Weather Patrol?" The Bulletin (Dec 1946), pp. 265-271.

Books & Government Publications:

Adams, Michael R.  Ocean Station: Operations of the U.S. Coast Guard, 1940-1977.  Eastport, ME: Nor'Easter Press, 2010.

Capelotti, Pete. Oceanography in the Coast Guard. Washington: Coast Guard Historians Office, 1996.

Coombs, Charles I. Deep-Sea World: The Story of Oceanography. New York: William Morrow, 1966.

Idyll, Clarence C., ed. Exploring the Ocean World: A History of Oceanography. New York: T.Y. Crowell 1970.

Long, E. John, ed. Ocean Sciences. Annapolis: U.S. Naval Institute, 1964.

Nelson, S.B. Oceanographic Ships Fore and Aft. Washington: Office of the Oceanographer of the Navy, 1971.

United States Bureau of Lighthouses. Medical Handbook for the Use of Lighthouse Vessels and Stations. Revised by W.J. Pettus, M.D., Assistant Surgeon General, U.S. Public Health and Marine-Hospital Service. Washington: GPO, 1912.

United States Coast Guard. Oceanographic Unit. Reports. Publication CG-373. Washington: U.S. Coast Guard Oceanographic Unit. [Approximately 75 total reports were published between 1965-1975].

United States Congress. House. Authorizing Coast Guard to Operate and Maintain Ocean Stations. H. Rp. 1879, 80th Cong., 2d sess., 1948, Serial 11211.

________.________. Coast Guard Oceanographic Research, Conference Report on H.R. 6845. H. Rp. 1194, 87th Congress, 1st sess., 1961, Serial 12343.

________.________. Coast Guard to Operate and Maintain Ocean Stations. S. Rp. 1044, 80th Cong., 2d sess., 1948, Serial 11206.

________.________. Conference Report on Bill Authorizing Coast Guard to Operate and Maintain Ocean Stations. H. Rp. 2332, 80th Cong., 2d sess., 1948, Serial 11213.

________. Senate. Coast Guard Oceanographic Research. S. Rp. 295, 87th Cong., 1st sess., 1961, Serial 12323.

United States Lighthouse Service. Prevention of Disease and Care of the Sick and Injured. Revised by W.G. Stimpson, M.D., Assistant Surgeon General, U.S. Public Health Service, with a supplement on First Aid to the Injured by R.M. Woodward, M.D., Surgeon, U.S. Public Health Service. Washington: GPO, 1915.


B)  Technology:

Articles:

"Air Station Sets STREX [ Storm Transfer and Response Experiment ] Buoys." Commandant's Bulletin (Feb 23 1981), pp. 14-15.

"Bow Thruster for Great Lakes Ore Carrier." Proceedings of the Merchant Marine Council 20 (May 1963), pp. 79-80.

Castagnera, James O. "High Hopes for the Hovercraft." Lakeland Boating XXVII (Aug 1972), pp., 24-26.

"Coast Guard Undertakes Radar Study for Merchant Vessel Use." The Bulletin 7 (Oct 1945), pp. 221-222.

DeGroote, Gaston R. "Safety Control--NS Savannah." Proceedings of the Merchant Marine Council 19 (Sep 1962), pp. 144-146.

Eckel, R.W., & R. Snow. "Coast Guard Landline Communications 1873 Through 1974." Coast Guard Engineers Digest No. 186 (Jan-Feb-Mar 1975), pp. 62-70.

"Fixed Fire Fighting Systems." Proceedings of the Merchant Marine Council 27 (Oct 1970), pp. 188-190.

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

"Handling of Intermodal Freight Containers." Proceedings of the Merchant Marine Council 27 (May 1970), pp. 87-94.

"Hottel, James F. "A Bit of Coast Guard [Wireless/Radio] Background." The Bulletin 3 (Jan 1942), pp. 153-154.

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

Macri, Joseph A. "Unique Recovery System Captures Runaway Barges." Proceedings of the Merchant Marine Council 21 (Nov 1964), pp. 191-193.

Malloy, F.J. "LORAN: A Long Distance Electronic Navigation System." Armed Forces Communications Association Signal (Nov-Dec 1954), pp. 10-13.

Manning, John W. "Safety and Radio Telephone Communications on the Great Lakes." Proceedings of the Merchant Marine Council 25 (July 1968), pp. 128-133.

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

Nations, William N. "Telecommunication Equipment in the SS Philippine Bear." Proceedings of the Merchant Marine Council 21 (May 1964), pp. 81-84.

"New Marine Reactor Designed." Proceedings of the Merchant Marine Council 19 (Dec 1962), p. 200.

"Oil Slicks Can Be 'Fingerprinted.'" Commandant's Bulletin (Oct 12 1981), p. 9.

Oliver, Edward F. "Rapid Radar Plotting." Proceedings of the Merchant Marine Council 26 (Mar 1969), pp. 43-49.

Puckett, Dale. "New Coast Guard Communications System." The Bulletin (Jan-Feb 1974), pp. 33-34.

Riseling, John J.W., Jr. "Survival At Sea: The Brucker Survival Capsule and Launching System..." Proceedings of the Merchant Marine Council 27 (Sep 1970), pp. 163-165, 177.

"Satellites Tested [ FVTT ]." Commandant's Bulletin (Apr 14 1980), p. 3.

"Super, John H. "A New Use for SK-5." Sea Frontiers XVII (Sep-Oct 1971), pp. 272-273.

Vincent, Isaac H. "Remote Control of Cargo Handling." Proceedings of the Merchant Marine Council 19 (Dec 1962), pp. 192-197.

Wylie, F.J. "Radar and the Rule of the Road." Proceedings of the Merchant Marine Council 19 (Apr 1962), p. 63.

Books & Government Publications:

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

Kimball, Sumner I. General Service Signal Code: International Morse Code for Use in the United States Life-Saving Service. Washington: GPO, 1913.

Simmons, Kendall W., 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. United States Coast Guard Stereographic Projections for the Identification of Stars and the Approximate Solution of the Astronomical Triangle. Washington: GPO, 1943.

United States Light-House Establishment. Papers on the Comparative Merits of the Catoptric and Dioptric or Catadioptric Systems of Light-House Illumination and other Subjects Relating to Aids to Navigation. Washington: GPO, 1861.

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