From Revenue Cutters to Offshore Patrol Cutters

From Revenue Cutters to Offshore Patrol Cutters
[By William H. Thiesen, Coast Guard Atlantic Area Historian] On Aug. 4, 1790, President George Washington signed legislation establishing a maritime force simply called “the cutters” or “the system of cutters.” Thus was born the United States Revenue Cutter Service, ... read more
Source: Maritime ExecutivePublished on 2017-08-04