Lighthouse keepers & Coast Guard cutters

heroic lighthouse keepers and the Coast Guard cutters named after them by Frederick Stonehouse

Publisher: Avery Color Studios in Gwinn, Mich

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Subjects:

  • United States. Coast Guard -- Biography.,
  • United States. Coast Guard -- Lists of vessels.,
  • Lighthouse keepers -- United States -- Biography.,
  • Lighthouses -- United States -- History.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 263-266).

StatementFrederick Stonehouse.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsVK139 .S76 2000
The Physical Object
Pagination267 p. :
Number of Pages267
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6801514M
ISBN 101892384035
LC Control Number00133568
OCLC/WorldCa44645184

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To recognize the role of lighthouse keepers in the nation's maritime safety, the US Coast Guard named a class of foot (53 m) USCG Coastal Buoy Tenders after famous US Lighthouse Keepers. Fourteen ships in the "Keeper" class were built between and and are used to maintain aids to navigation, including lighthouses: [42].

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