U.S. Coast Guard Museum, New London Photos

The U.S. Coast Guard Museum traces the history of this branch of America's military responsible for protecting American coasts, lighthouses, revenue enforcement and other roles.

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U.S. Coast Guard Museum. New London, CT.Gallery view at U.S. Coast Guard Museum. New London, CT.Eagle figurehead built in Hamburg, Germany for a German training ship & later taken as war reparations to become the USCGC Eagle at U.S. Coast Guard Museum. New London, CT.Lighthouse display with Fresnel lenses at U.S. Coast Guard Museum. New London, CT.
U.S. Coast Guard Museum. New London, CT.Gallery view at U.S. Coast Guard Museum. New London, CT.Eagle figurehead (1936) built in Hamburg, Germany for a German training ship & later taken as war reparations to become the USCGC Eagle at U.S. Coast Guard Museum. New London, CT.Lighthouse display with Fresnel lenses at U.S. Coast Guard Museum. New London, CT.
Fresnel lens at U.S. Coast Guard Museum. New London, CT.Lighthouse lenses at U.S. Coast Guard Museum. New London, CT.Carved downspout from lighthouse at U.S. Coast Guard Museum. New London, CT.Decorated gangway headboard from USCGC Algonquin at U.S. Coast Guard Museum. New London, CT.
Fresnel lens at U.S. Coast Guard Museum. New London, CT.Lighthouse lenses at U.S. Coast Guard Museum. New London, CT.Carved downspout from lighthouse (late 19th C) at U.S. Coast Guard Museum. New London, CT.Decorated gangway headboard from USCGC Algonquin (1898-1931) at U.S. Coast Guard Museum. New London, CT.
U.S. National with 13 stars in grid at U.S. Coast Guard Museum. New London, CT.Badge of USCG steamboat inspector at U.S. Coast Guard Museum. New London, CT.Dahlgren Boat Howitzer by Ames Manuf. Co. of Chicopee, MA was developed for use on cutters & then transferred to land operations at U.S. Coast Guard Museum. New London, CT.Life saving parade banner & life-car used for ship to shore rescues at U.S. Coast Guard Museum. New London, CT.
U.S. National with 13 stars in grid (c1795) at U.S. Coast Guard Museum. New London, CT.Badge (c1855) of USCG steamboat inspector at U.S. Coast Guard Museum. New London, CT.Dahlgren Boat Howitzer (1864) by Ames Manuf. Co. of Chicopee, MA was developed for use on cutters & then transferred to land operations at U.S. Coast Guard Museum. New London, CT.Life saving parade banner (c1910) & life-car (c1870) used for ship to shore rescues at U.S. Coast Guard Museum. New London, CT.
Life saving parade banner by the USLSS at Elizabeth City, NC at U.S. Coast Guard Museum. New London, CT.Cardenas Bay Medal for Spanish American War action in Cuba when the tug Hudson save crippled American Navy warships at U.S. Coast Guard Museum. New London, CT.Display of Coast Guard roll in WWII at U.S. Coast Guard Museum. New London, CT.Medal of Honor awarded to USCG signalman Douglas Munro for heroic action on Guadalcanal Sept. 1942 at U.S. Coast Guard Museum. New London, CT.
Life saving parade banner (c1910) by the USLSS at Elizabeth City, NC at U.S. Coast Guard Museum. New London, CT.Cardenas Bay Medal (c1898) for Spanish American War action in Cuba when the tug Hudson save crippled American Navy warships at U.S. Coast Guard Museum. New London, CT.Display of Coast Guard roll in WWII at U.S. Coast Guard Museum. New London, CT.Medal of Honor awarded to USCG signalman Douglas Munro for heroic action on Guadalcanal Sept. 1942 at U.S. Coast Guard Museum. New London, CT.
M1 Helmet traces WWII operations seen by U.S. Coast Guard officer Edward G. Allen at U.S. Coast Guard Museum. New London, CT.Painting of Attack on Normandy by H.B. Vestal at U.S. Coast Guard Museum. New London, CT.Painting of USS Arthur Middleton by Ken Riley at U.S. Coast Guard Museum. New London, CT.Lighter Water on Horizon Ocean Battle painting by H.M. Vestal at U.S. Coast Guard Museum. New London, CT.
M1 Helmet traces WWII operations seen by U.S. Coast Guard officer Edward G. Allen at U.S. Coast Guard Museum. New London, CT.Painting of Attack on Normandy by H.B. Vestal at U.S. Coast Guard Museum. New London, CT.Painting of USS Arthur Middleton by Ken Riley at U.S. Coast Guard Museum. New London, CT.Lighter Water on Horizon Ocean Battle painting by H.M. Vestal at U.S. Coast Guard Museum. New London, CT.

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