SEARCH AND RESCUE STORIES OF THE U.S. COAST GUARD

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Photo Image Pritchard Duck

LT. John A. Pritchard and His Epic Story of Search and Rescue on the Greenland Ice Cap in 1942.

LT John A. Pritchard Article

 
   

Photo Image LT Robert PrauseLT Robert Prause and the Coast Guard’s First Rescue Swimmer Program

LT Robert Prause Article

   
 
   

Photo Image Charles W. DavidThe Story of Charles Walter David, Jr.,
African-American Hero on the Cutter
Comanche

 

Charles Walter David, Jr.

   
   
   

Image of jet propelled 30-foot 
        fireboats arriving at the El Estero

The El Estero Fire and How the United States Coast Guard Helped Save New York Harbor

During the early stages of the firefighting, two of these water jet propelled 30-foot fireboats arrived at the El Estero, and began pouring water into the ammo ship along with local fire trucks and pier-side fire hoses.

   
   
   

Photograph of Hemingway as a 
        cadet in the Revenue Cutter Service Academy

Hemingway in his dress whites

Photograph of Hemingway as a cadet in the Revenue Cutter Service Academy

Hemingway in his dress whites
 

CAPT HENRY G. HEMINGWAY ARTICLE
Courtesy of the Grandchildren of Henry G. Hemingway

   
   
   

Lieutenant Charles Eliot Winslow and His Heroic Rescues in Command of the Coast Guard Cutter Argo

 
   
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