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United States Coast Guard Birthday

United States Coast Guard Birthday The Coast Guard’s official history began on 4 August, 1790 when President George Washington signed the Tariff Act that authorized the construction of 10 vessels, referred to as “cutters,” to enforce federal tariff and trade laws and to prevent smuggling. Known variously through the 19th and early 20th centuries as the “revenue cutters,” the “system of cutters,”… Read more

United States Coast Guard Birthday

United States Coast Guard Birthday The Coast Guard’s official history began on 4 August, 1790 when President George Washington signed the Tariff Act that authorized the construction of 10 vessels, referred to as “cutters,” to enforce federal tariff and trade laws and to prevent smuggling. Known variously through the 19th and early 20th centuries as the “revenue cutters,” the “system of cutters,”… Read more

United States Coast Guard Birthday

United States Coast Guard Birthday The Coast Guard’s official history began on 4 August, 1790 when President George Washington signed the Tariff Act that authorized the construction of 10 vessels, referred to as “cutters,” to enforce federal tariff and trade laws and to prevent smuggling. Known variously through the 19th and early 20th centuries as the “revenue cutters,” the “system of cutters,”… Read more

United States Coast Guard Birthday

United States Coast Guard Birthday The Coast Guard’s official history began on 4 August, 1790 when President George Washington signed the Tariff Act that authorized the construction of 10 vessels, referred to as “cutters,” to enforce federal tariff and trade laws and to prevent smuggling. Known variously through the 19th and early 20th centuries as the “revenue cutters,” the “system of cutters,”… Read more

United States Coast Guard Birthday

United States Coast Guard Birthday The Coast Guard’s official history began on 4 August, 1790 when President George Washington signed the Tariff Act that authorized the construction of 10 vessels, referred to as “cutters,” to enforce federal tariff and trade laws and to prevent smuggling. Known variously through the 19th and early 20th centuries as the “revenue cutters,” the “system of cutters,”… Read more

United States Coast Guard Birthday

United States Coast Guard Birthday The Coast Guard’s official history began on 4 August, 1790 when President George Washington signed the Tariff Act that authorized the construction of 10 vessels, referred to as “cutters,” to enforce federal tariff and trade laws and to prevent smuggling. Known variously through the 19th and early 20th centuries as the “revenue cutters,” the “system of cutters,”… Read more

United States Coast Guard Birthday

United States Coast Guard Birthday The Coast Guard’s official history began on 4 August, 1790 when President George Washington signed the Tariff Act that authorized the construction of 10 vessels, referred to as “cutters,” to enforce federal tariff and trade laws and to prevent smuggling. Known variously through the 19th and early 20th centuries as the “revenue cutters,” the “system of cutters,”… Read more