This page contains an archive of news items published by the Commandant of the Coast Guard and other senior staff members.
The Coast Guard remembers Capt. Hopley Yeaton on the anniversary of his receiving the first commission in the Revenue Cutter Service (predecessor of the U.S. Coast Guard) on Mar. 21, 1791, who commanded the cuter Scammel. Click here for more information on Yeaton, here for information on the cutter Scammel, and here for information on a cutter later named for Yeaton.