1973-Due to the draw-down of U.S. forces in South Vietnam the post of Senior Coast Guard Officer, Vietnam, was discontinued.
(Source: USCG Historian’s Office)
The Coast Guard has issued monetary penalties in Alaska to three vessel operators in violation of federal regulations concerning vessel response plan requirements,
An aircrew from the Helicopter Interdiction Tactical Squadron operating from the cutter Active fired warning shots, followed by engine disabling fire to render
The Bayonne Bridge is undergoing a major construction project and special care is required to avoid ship allisions, including ship antenna strikes similar to those that occurred in the past,
Today in U.S. Naval History - December 11
1941 - Contract establishes the Naval Salvage Service.
1941 - Wake Island Garrison under Commander Winfield Cunningham repulses Japanese invasion force.
The announcement that the federal government will stop bulk lithographic printing of nautical charts brought some understandable angst, however NOAA say they may
Today in U.S. Naval History - December 10
1941 - Guam surrenders to Japanese.
1941 - Aircraft from USS Enterprise attack and sink Japanese Submarine I-70 north of Hawaiian Islands.