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Alaska and the U.S. Revenue Cutter Service, 1867-1915

Author: Truman R Strobridge; Dennis L Noble
Publisher: Annapolis, Md. : Naval Institute Press, ©1999.
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Not long after Alaska was purchased by the United States from Russia in 1867, the U.S. Revenue Cutter Service (USRCS) made its first appearance in the Bering Sea. Over the next forty-eight years the ships and men of the USRCS firmly established U.S. sovereignty in the area and performed amazing acts of rescue and humanitarian aid - contributions that have received little attention until the publication of this book.  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Truman R Strobridge; Dennis L Noble
ISBN: 1557508453 9781557508454
OCLC Number: 40501053
Description: xiv, 223 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: Alaska and the U.S. Revenue Cutter Service --
Cuttermen of the north --
"Hell roaring Mike" --
The indomitable Thetis --
Exploring unchartered regions --
Lt. John C. Cantwell, explorer --
The Smithsonian's navy --
Through ice and howling gale --
Doctors, natives and cutters --
Law enforcers or humanitarians? --
"A lot of wardroom carping and complaining."
Other Titles: Alaska and the US Revenue Cutter Service, 1867-1915
Responsibility: Truman R. Strobridge and Dennis L. Noble.

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Not long after Alaska was purchased by the United States from Russia in 1867, the U.S. Revenue Cutter Service (USRCS) made its first appearance in the Bering Sea. Over the next forty-eight years the ships and men of the USRCS firmly established U.S. sovereignty in the area and performed amazing acts of rescue and humanitarian aid - contributions that have received little attention until the publication of this book. Bringing together widely scattered documentation and records, maritime historians Dennis Noble and Truman Strobridge chronicle events in the service's colorful history.

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