Sunday, February 12, 2012

Seafaring Sunday: In the Revenue Marine

February 12, 1802:  A report on commissioned officers in the U.S. marine services published on this date indicated the Revenue-Marine Service, precursor of the modern U.S. Coast Guard, was staffed with 9 captains, 10 first lieutenants, 9 second lieutenants and 10 third lieutenants.

Header: Captain Frederick Lee, who commanded the revenue cutter Eagle during the War of 1812 from the USCG website


Timmy! said...

Ahoy, Pauline! And Huzzah! for the Coasties!

Pauline said...

Huzzah! indeed.