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- SHIP AND SHORE. Lightsey, Ed // Georgia Trend;Nov2007, Vol. 23 Issue 3, p99
The article informs about the arrival of the naval base in Camden County in Georgia. The Naval Submarine Base Kings Bay in St. Marys has acquired two new submarines. The U.S. Coast Guard has posted its men to escort and protect the subs as they go to sea or when returning home. The new Navy and...
- Japan waits patiently for answers in submarine accident. Prusher, Ilene R.; Kusumoto, Hana // Christian Science Monitor;2/13/2001, Vol. 93 Issue 55, p7
Discusses the aftermath of a collision between a United States nuclear submarine and a Japanese fishing boat. Number of missing crewmembers from the fishing boat; Questions concerning the speed of the deployment of the United States Coast Guard; Questions concerning the prosecution of the...
- Oceanographers escape from stricken submarine. // Nature;5/30/2002, Vol. 417 Issue 6888, p478
Focuses on the move of the crew and scientists to abandon the USS Dolphin submarine in high seas in the U.S. Use of Coast Guard helicopter in rescuing the crew members; Features of the submarine; Reasons of evacuating the vessel.
- Congressional Action Encourages Deepwater Acceleration. // Sea Power;Aug2003, Vol. 46 Issue 8, p26
Reports that the U.S. Coast Guard's Integrated Deepwater System program received a significant vote of confidence in July 2003 with the approval by the House Appropriations Committee of funds for the program. Details of plans for the Deepwater program; Disadvantages presented by the doubling of...
- Found: The Alexander Hamilton. Walling, Michael G. // Naval History;Dec2009, Vol. 23 Issue 6, p64
The article reports that the USCGC Alexander Hamilton, which was sunk in the Atlantic Ocean by a U-boat during World War II, was located by an Icelandic Coast Guard aircraft in July 2009. A brief description is given of the U-132's torpedo strike on the American warship on January 29, 1942. The...
- Coast Guard Prepares for Larger Role with Deepwater Funding. Friedman, Norman // U.S. Naval Institute Proceedings;Aug2002, Vol. 128 Issue 8, p4
Reports on developments relevant to the Deepwater Project of the U.S. Coast Guard compiled as of August 2002. Finance for the project; Purchase of ships, inshore craft and aircraft; Overview of the role and responsibilities of the coast guard; Coast defenses.
- Coast Guard Mayday. Rudeen, Louisa // MotorBoating;Aug2001, Vol. 188 Issue 2, p12
Focuses on the financial shortage experienced by the United States Coast Guard (USCG). Achievements of the USCG; Details on a `Morning Dew' accident caused by the USCG; Information on the proposed increase in the 2002 budget of the USCG.
- Coast Guard Reserve Funding a Winner. Becker Jr., Fred R. // Officer;Dec98, Vol. 74 Issue 11, p40
Evaluates the funding budget allocated for the United States Coast Guard Reserve (CGR) for 1999. Amount of funds allocated for CGR; Provisions of the supplemental appropriations bill.
- Semper Paratus: THE COAST GUARD In World War Two. Schnepf, Edwin A. // Sea Classics;May2011, Vol. 44 Issue 5, p26
The article discusses the U.S. Coast Guard as it assumes anti-U-boat and its amphibious warfare duties in World War II. The Coast Guard's contribution to the Atlantic War cannot only be measured in the number of U-boats that sunk but also to its enforcement of maritime and customs laws,...