Nome Station Site

Nome, AK

Also known as Nome

The Nome Station Site site was established in 1905


This site was closed (in) 1949


This is an active site from 1905-1949


This is the original site location


Designation number: 305 (335)

Station closed in 1949. 1905 station house destroyed by a hurricane in 1913. Fate of 1915 station house unknown.

Station Site Notes:

1905 a vacant building on the government reservation turned over to the Service and equipped with apparatus, permitting the employment of a temporary crew; 1910 less extensive repairs and improvements (USLSS Annual Reports). Station built in 1905; owing to the urgent demand for services of a life?saving crew, a vacant building on the government reservation there was turned over to the service; discontinued in 1949 (USCG Historian's Website). Station was destroyed by a fire in 1934 and never rebuilt (Alaska and Hawaii: a Brief History of U.S. Coast Guard Operations).

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It is unknown if there are surviving station houses at this site.

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