This Day in Coast Guard History – March 30

Maritime Activity Reports, Inc.

March 29, 2010

1867- Alaska purchase treaty signed with Russia.

1942- By Presidential proclamation, the Coast Guard was designated as a service of the Navy to be administered by the Commandant of Coast Guard under the direction of the Secretary of the Navy, similar to the administration of the Marine Corps.

(Source: USCG Historian’s Office)

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