STORM STORIES OF THE U.S. COAST GUARD
Image CG Red Bar

Photo Galveston TX Waterfront

Photo Galveston TX storm Victims

Photo Galveston TX ship in storm waters

Links:
Storms of Significance in Coast Guard
Coast Guard Response to Hurricane Katrina


The Galveston Life-Saving Station, September 1900: The Anatomy of a Super-Hurricane and the Perils of Working for the United States Life-Saving Service.

Photo Image Galveston Station

Image Bolivar Lighthouse   Image of an overhead view of Fort Point Lighthouse  

Bolivar Point Lighthouse sheltered 125 people during the hurricane and received relatively little damage. (Courtesy of the U.S. Coast Guard)

  An overhead view of Fort Point Lighthouse, which barely survived the storm’s fury. (Courtesy of the U.S. Coast Guard)
 
 
       
Image Redfish Bar Light  
       

The Redfish Bar Light, a typical screwpile lighthouse, as it looked in the early twentieth century. (Courtesy of the U.S. Coast Guard)

 

Storm Story Galveston, TX Article

   


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