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Oct. 20, 2023
The Long Blue Line: The Great New England Hurricane of 1938
"The three of us will probably die trying to save one guy who will die also. Get in the boat—we have a job to do!”
June 9, 2023
The Long Blue Line: Into the eye of a storm on the wings of an Albatross — Hurricane Laurie, 50 years ago!
Instantly, sunlight! No wind. Clear skies. The sea surface was flat and oily looking but undulating with huge pop-up waves. We were in!
June 2, 2023
The Long Blue Line: Lifesaving Station Galveston washed away in deadly 1900 hurricane
The story of the heroic actions of Keeper Edward Haines even when he lost everything to the storm.
Oct. 26, 2022
Help the Coast Guard document its response to Hurricane Ian
Don’t forget to submit artifacts and materials to the Historian’s Office
July 23, 2021
The Long Blue Line: Last of the Coast Guard fishing fleet— Hurricane San Calixto and the loss of EM Dow
During World War I and World War II, the Menhaden fishing fleet became a ready reserve for the Navy and Coast Guard.
May 28, 2021
The Long Blue Line: Lt. Pease recounts the Key West Hurricane 170 years ago!
Here is a historical first-hand account of the Key West Hurricane of 1846 (a.k.a. The Great Havana Hurricane).
Jan. 27, 2021
Coast Guard honored with DHS's first Outstanding Unit Award
Eligibility, manner of wear, and other guidance will be forthcoming