Who founded the Revenue Cutter Service?
What year was the RCS founded?
What years were the Quasi-War with France?
How many cutters operated in the Quasi-War?
How many prizes were captured in the Quasi-War?
What two American vessels did the Eagle capture in the Quasi-War?
The Nancy and Mehitable
What cutter captured the first prize in the War of 1812?
Who did the Surveyor battle ... who won?
Narcissus / Narcissus won the battle.
Who did the Eagle battle in the War of 1812?
What was the date that America declared war on Mexico?
May 13, 1846.
True or False: The Mexican American War was the first war steamboats were used.
What operations did Coast Guard cutters do while in the Mexican American War.
Scouting, convoy, and towing duties / Blockading harbors / Transporting troops and supplies / Executing forays / Conducting river expeditions / Carrying mail / Quelling a mutiny of troops.
What years were the Civil War?
Who ordered the Coasties to combat service with the US Navy?
Who fired the first naval shot of the Civil War?
The Harriet Lane
Where did the Navy's service perform blockades?
Atlantic Coast, Chesapeake Bay, and Potomac River
When did Spain declare war on the US?
April 24, 1898
How many cutters joined Rear Admiral William Sampson's Squadron?
How many cutters served under the Army's tactical control?
What year did the United States Coast Guard form?
What two services originally combined to form the Coast Guard?
Life Saving Service and Revenue Cutter Service
How many American vessels had the Germans sank when America entered World War I?
What was the date that America entered World War I?
April 2, 1917
What six cutters were sent were sent to Gibraltar during World War I?
Ossipee, Seneca, Yamacraw, Algonquin, Manning, and Tampa
Where did the Coast Guard establish Captain of the Port offices during World War I?
New York, Philadelphia, Norfolk, Salt Ste. Marie
What submarine was torpedoed by a German submarine on September 26, 1918?
Tampa; all member of the crew were killed.
True or False: World War I saw a higher percentage of Coast Guard personnel killed than any other service.
What date did port security begin during World War II?
June 22, 1940
What cutter did the Coast Guard seize on September 12, 1941?
The Northland seized the Norwegian trawler Boskoe
How many enemy submarines did Coast Guard vessels sink during World War II?
11 / CG Aircraft sank 1
How did the USCG cutter Campbell sink a submarine?
By ramming it ...
What date did Douglas Munroe receive the medal of honor?
September 27, 1942
What year did the Coast Guard go to Korea?
What years were the Coast Guard in Vietnam during the Vietnam conflict?
What operation was used in Vietnam / describe it.
Market Time / Coast Guard interdicted trawlers used for North Korean infiltration and restocking supplies.
How many cutters were in Market Operation?
26 82 foot cutters ; painted gray to avoid being seen in moonlight.
What other duties did the Coast Guard perform in Vietnam?
Improving port security / Overseeing Merchant Marine / Teaching Vietnamese workmen how to handle ammunition / Assisting safe navigation of ships.
What was the Mariel Boatlift?
CG assisted in transferring thousands of migrants from Cuba to the US.
When was the Coast Guard in the Gulf War?
What three operations were a part of the War on Terrorism?
Operation Liberty Shield / Operation Enduring Freedom / Operation Iraqi Freedom
How many lives did the Coast Guard save during Hurricane Katrina?
What were the first ten cutters of the RCS?
Active, Argus, Diligence, Eagle, General Green, Massachusetts, Scammel, South Carolina, Vigilent, Virginia