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Researching the story of a U.S. Coast Guard ancestor.

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David Allen Lambert

David Allen Lambert
NEHGS Online Genealogist

Question: During World War II an uncle of mine served with the U.S. Coast Guard.  Can you tell me how I can find where his vessel was stationed during the war?


Answer:  To obtain the unit histories for the United States Coast Guard you can visit the U.S. Coast Guard Historian’s Office online at:   Or you can write a letter with your request to that office at:

U.S. Coast Guard Historian’s Office, Commandant (CG-09224), U.S. Coast Guard Headquarters, 2100 Second Street SW, Washington, D.C. 20593.

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