1920-Coast Guard officers and enlisted personnel were granted the same pay, allowances and increases as the Navy.
(Source: USCG Historian’s Office)
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The Indonesian Government has banned vessels flying Indonesias flag from sailing to the Philippines following the latest hostage incident.
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An ailing crewmember aboard the fishing vessel Seafreeze Alaska was medevaced approximately 195 miles north of Cold Bay, Alaska, Thursday.
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Ship crews pulled more than 2,000 migrants from overcrowded boats in the Mediterranean on Friday, Italy's coastguard said, as people smugglers stepped up operations
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1833 - The frigate Constitution is the first vessel to enter the newly-built dry dock at the Charlestown Navy Yard, Boston, Mass. for overhaul. A false rumor circulates in Boston in 1830 that the U.
The largest and most powerful engine from MAN Diesel & Turbo’s portfolio ever designed and built has entered service.
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