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Wednesday, October 26, 2016

This Day in U.S. Coast Guard History – December 29

December 29, 2010

1897-Congress prohibited the killing of fur seals in the waters of the North Pacific Ocean.

1903-An Executive Order extended the jurisdiction of the Lighthouse Service to Guantanamo, Cuba.

1999- The 578-foot cargo vessel Violetta caught fire in the Houston ship channel.  Twenty-three of her crew were rescued.  The CGC Point Spencer spent several days fighting the fire on board the vessel.

(Source: USCG Historian’s Office)

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