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Avast me hearties, it be the Revenue men! U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Eagle. The 250-foot Barque Eagle is used as a sail training ship by the U.S. Coast Guard Academy in New London, Connecticut.

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United States Coast Guard Cutter Taney, the last remaining ship afloat that fought in the attack on Pearl Harbor [2048x1536] [OC]

{ REMEMBERING LT COLLEEN CAIN 30 YEARS LATER } #CoastGuardCompass ... "A portrait of a Coast Guard heroine - the first female Coast Guard aviator killed in the line of duty. Lt. Colleen Cain's helicopter crashed during a rescue mission off Hawaii, 1982. U.S. Coast Guard portrait by Leonora Rae Smith.".... http://coastguard.dodlive.mil/2012/01/remembering-lt-colleen-cain-30-years-later/

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In 1941, Buddy Ebsen decided to apply for a Navy commission but was turned down even though he was spending time teaching seamanship to Naval Reserve OCS candidates. Ebsen applied for a commission in the Coast Guard. He was accepted and commissioned a Lieutenant (jg) in the Coast Guard. He served on the Navy frigate USS Pocatello, a weather ship that served on Station Able. He was honorably discharged a Lieutenant in 1946.

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U.S. Coast Guard HH-3 Pelican boneyard Elizabeth City NC [OC] [5312x2988]

Yellow USCG MH-60 Jayhawk at Coast Guard Air Station San Diego [3264x2448] [OC]

8-10-15 Boat burns and sinks off OC beach -- U.S. Coast Guard photo