Marine Link
Friday, December 9, 2016

This Day in U.S. Coast Guard History - March 4

March 4, 2011

1907-  Congress appropriated $30,000 for installing wireless telegraph on not more than 12 revenue cutters.
 
1915- Secretary of the Treasury was authorized by Congress to detail cutters to enforce anchorage regulations in all harbors, rivers, bays and other navigable waters of United States.
 
1925-  An Act of Congress (43 Stat. L., 1261), for the first time, provided for disability retirement within the Lighthouse Service.
 
1929- Congress appropriated $144,000 for seaplanes and equipment for Coast Guard.
 
1952- An air detachment consisting of three helicopters and necessary personnel, established as the first unit of its type on a test basis at the air station, Brooklyn, New York, began operating in support of port security operations.
 
1977-  ENS Janna Lambine, USCG, the Coast Guard's first female pilot, graduated from naval aviation training at NAS Whiting Field, Milton, Florida.  
 
(Source: USCG Historian’s Office)


 
Maritime Reporter Magazine Cover Nov 2016 - Workboat Edition

Maritime Reporter and Engineering News’ first edition was published in New York City in 1883 and became our flagship publication in 1939. It is the world’s largest audited circulation magazine serving the global maritime industry, delivering more insightful editorial and news to more industry decision makers than any other source.

Subscribe
Maritime Reporter E-News subscription

Maritime Reporter E-News is the subsea industry's largest circulation and most authoritative ENews Service, delivered to your Email three times per week

Subscribe for Maritime Reporter E-News