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The Beach Apparatus of the US Lifesaving Service and Early USCG

The mechanics of The Beach Apparatus of the United States Lifesaving Service and early United States Coast Guard by Larry Grubbs - Station Keeper, Chicamacomico Lifesaving Station The Lyle Gun is fired during a [...]

By |May 13th, 2019|Categories: History, News Release|Comments Off on The Beach Apparatus of the US Lifesaving Service and Early USCG

Ingalls Shipbuilding Lays Keel on NSC Midgett

“I hereby declare that the Keel of Midgett (WMSL 757) has been Truly and Fairly Laid,” Jazania O’Neal of Rodanthe announced at Ingalls Shipbuilding in Pascagoula, MS. The Authentication of the Keel ceremony for the [...]

By |February 6th, 2017|Categories: History, News Release|Comments Off on Ingalls Shipbuilding Lays Keel on NSC Midgett

NOTABLE SHIPWRECKS

Notable shipwrecks responded to by the Chicamacomico station from 1897 to 1915 » New York Times Article • 2-24-1897: Samuel W. Wall; Schooner rig; 306 ton; crew 7; 7 saved; beach apparatus used. • 2-17-1898: [...]

By |July 21st, 2016|Categories: History|Comments Off on NOTABLE SHIPWRECKS

US LIFE-SAVING SERVICE

In 1874, seven Life-Saving Stations were built in North Carolina. Chicamacomico Station was the first completed and commissioned Life-Saving Station in North Carolina. It is the birthplace of the USCG in North Carolina and we [...]

By |July 21st, 2016|Categories: History|Comments Off on US LIFE-SAVING SERVICE
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