Important Day in U.S. Coast Guard History—January 28, 2018 Just a reminder to all of our readers, the U.S. Coast Guard received its present name through an act of the U.S. Congress signed into law by U.S. President Woodrow Wilson on January 28, 1915. That Act merged the Revenue Cutter Service with the U.S. […]
A special performance on Sunday, February 25, 3:00 p.m. at Haven Creek Church to unveil Melvin’s newest Pea Island “Branding Image” painting. A special performance of “Freedmen, Surfmen, Heroes™” will take place on Sunday, February 25, 3:00 p.m. at Haven Creek Church which will include a ceremony to unveil Melvin’s newest Pea Island […]
Welcome to Life Lines the monthly newsletter for our members, and also our fans who are not yet members of the U.S. Life-Saving Service Heritage Association. For those of you reading and have yet to join, “What are you waiting for?” A new year is here and you too can be part of the adventure […]
Welcome to Life Lines the monthly newsletter to let all of our members, and also our fans who are not yet members of the U.S. Life-Saving Service Heritage Association. Again this newsletter is bringing you information to keep you informed on what is occurring out there. For those of you reading and have yet to […]
To all of our members, and also our fans who are not yet but should be members, the U.S. Life-Saving Service Heritage Association is initiating our monthly newsletter to bring to you some of the information that arrives in your board members’ email each month. Now you too can be court side, front row, and […]
We’ve designed our first Life-Saving Service themed traveling exhibit, on the Board of Life-Saving Appliances and the many outlandish life-saving tools they reviewed in the late 1800s. For information on the exhibit and how to bring it to your community click here.
We’ve just released our second compendium of the best of Wreck & Rescue Journal, Rescue: True Stories of the U.S. Life-Saving Service, published by Avery Color Studios. Rescue features original articles by the country’s leading experts in the field of search and rescue history: Fred Stonehouse, Dennis L. Noble, John Galluzzo and many more. In all, seventeen […]
Hurricane Sandy destroyed the last remaining historic U.S. Life-Saving Service building that remained on site on October 29th 2012. The 1897 Boathouse was reduced to a pile rubble after hurricane force winds and storm surge took the building down. In May of 2012 after years of speculation and controversy, the 1876 and the 1903 Port […]