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When was the Quasi War and
When did congress authorize the capture of French vessels hovering off the U.S. coast?
May 28, 1798
How many Cutters during the Quasi War were
assigned & where?
- 8 cutters along the southern coast of the
- Caribbean Sea & along the West Indies Islands.
What cutter captured 10
prizes during Quasi War?
What cutter recaptured American vessels Nancy & Mehitable in a fight in 1799 against whom?
- Cutter Eagle
- Against French Privateer Revenge
The war of 1812 was with whom? Which cutter captured the first prize?
One of the most hotly contested battles was between the Cutter ______ and the British frigate
- Cutter Surveyor
- British frigate Narcissis (Captain Samuel Travis)
War of 1812, what cutters flag was shot away 3 times?
Mexican –American War? First time what was used?
- Declared from U.S. May 13, 1846Steamboats
What cutters delivered rifles to troops before the battles of Monterey & Buena Vista?
Cutters Ewing & Legare
What cutter is credited with firing the first
naval shots of the Civil War?
Spanish-American War? Consequence of what?
- Spain declared war on U.S. April 24, 1898
- Our intervention with Spain/Cuba crisis
What cutter was engaged in battle in Manila Bay & also served as an escort dispatch boat for Commodore George Dewey’s Asiatic Squadron?
On May 11, 1898 in Cardenas Bay Cuba, which Cutter and torpedo boat were engaged in a battle with Spanish gunboats?
With the massacre of Ensign _______ U.S. Navy, the Cutter________rescued the craft from destruction.
////////////Because of the rescue what awards were given////////////
- Ensign Bagley
- CutterHudsonGold Medal – LT frank Newcomb's
- Silver Medal – to Newcomb’s Officers
- BronzeMedal - to each crewmember
What years was World War 1?
After German submarines deliberately sunk_______ the U.S. entered World War 1 when?
- 3 American vessels
- April 2, 1917
World War 1 which 6 cutters were deployed and where?
- In Gibraltar
On September 26, 1917 which cutter was torpedoed by a German sub?
On what date was the Cutter Tampa torpedoed by a German sub?
- September 26, 1917
- Of the 115 lives lost 111 were coasties
What year did World War 1 end?
What war had a higher percentage of Coast Guard personnel killed than any other service?
World War 1
What years did World War 2 take place?
1941 - 1945
What Coast Guard Cutter made the first capture of WW2?
The Cutter Northland took Norwegian trawler Boskoe into “protective custody” and captured 3 German radioman ashore.
What cutter during WW2 used depth charges to force surface of a German sub to surface and with only a 3inch gun forced the surrender?
165 ft Cutter Icarus
In early 1943 after a sharp gun battle which cutter sank an enemy sub by ramming it?
- September 27, 1942 Medal Of Honor
- Initial landing in Guadalcanal
- Rescue of marines near the Matanikau River
When did the CG begin conducting neutrality patrols?
September 5, 1939
What years did the Vietnam War take place?
During the Vietnam War, how many CG cutters were involved in operation “market Time”?
Twenty-six 82 foot cutters
When did “Desert Shield” become “Desert Storm”?
January 17, 1991
When did the federal lifesaving service begin to take shape?
What was an iron boat on a wagon used for SAR called?
What was a community leader who was put in
charge of the station and organized his volunteer crew called?
- WreckmasterIn 1850 the ship Ayshire grounded during a snow storm at Squan Beach, NJ. Under the supervision of Wreckmaster John Maxon, the volunteers rescued 201 of the 202.
When was the Life-Saving service “reborn” and
- Sumner L. Kimball assisted by Revenue Marine Captain John Faunce
Who was responsible for the largest migrants
CGC Dauntless November 24, 1995 rescued 578 migrants
When did the Coast Guards mission to protect the environment begin when congress created the timber reserve for the Navy?
When were Revenue Cutters given authority to
enforce all Alaskan Game Laws?
May 11, 1908
Who, when and where was the first recorded
- USRC Wolcott boarded and found Opium on US ship George E. Starr
- August 31, 1890
- Straights of Juan de Fuca
When did the Titanic strike an iceberg with a result of over 1,500 lives lost?
April 15, 1912
In 1913 when the Navy could no longer spare
ships for ice patrol, what two Revenue Cutters assumed the responsibility?
Cutters Seneca & Miami
Sounds to guide ships?
- Fog bells – 1852
- Mechanical striking bell – 1969
- Fog trumpet – 1872
- Air siren – 1887
The only Coast Guard manned light station in the U.S. is located where?
Who served 38 years at Matinicus Rock & White Head Light Stations Maine?
What cites the Coast Guard as a military
Title 14 U.S. Code
When was the Coast Guard Reserve & Auxiliary
February 19, 1941
On November 23, 1942 what established the Women’s Reserve as a branch of the Coast Guard?
Public Law 773
The first organized Coast Guard reserve unit was where?
Boston in 1950
What was created on June 23, 1939 by the Coast Guard Reserve Act of 1939?
Coast Guard Auxiliary
In September 1945 congress enacted what, which included owners of aircraft & radio stations eligible for Auxiliarist membership?
Public Law 451
When did the twin sisters Genevieve & Lucille Baker become the first uniformed women to serve in Coast Guard?
In 1945 who were the first 5 African-American
females to enter the SPAR’s?
- Olivia Hooker
- D. Winifred Byrd
- Julia Mosely
- Yvonne Cumberpatch
- Aileen Cooke
Who and when was the first Coast Guard E-9?
- YNCM Jack Kerwin
- November 1, 1958
Who and when was the first SPAR E-9?
When/who was the first Coast Guard E-10?
- BMCM Charles L. Calhoun
- August 17, 1969
When and what were the first women’s enlisted basic indoctrination classes established?
- Yeoman,Storekeeper, Radioman and Hospital Corpsman
In 1973 what events happened?
- Legislation ends women’s reserve
- Women are integrated into Active Duty
- Women are admitted to OCS
- Combat exclusion ends for women
- 1st SPAR sworn into regular CG – Alice Jefferson
What year were all Officer Career fields and
enlisted ratings open to women?
What year were Enlisted women assigned to
When was the Chief Petty Officer Academy Class 1 commenced?
- November 1982
- 6 E-9’s & 4 E-8’s
- “We Came With Hope That Others Might Follow”
BMCM Donald H. Horsley
- Served 44 years spanning 3 wars and 34 vessels
- Retired 1987
- First female OIC afloat – Diane Bucci
- 1st African-American female engineer E-7-Pamela Autry
- 1st Asian CWO – Grace Parmelee
Who was the 1st OIC ashore?
Krystine Carbajal in 1989
Operation Desert Shield began with how many women reservist?
What year did Operation Desert Shield begin?
Who was the First Hispanic female E-7 and when?
Sonia Colon / 1992
Coast Guard actually begins August 4, 1790 with what 10 cutters?
- General Green
- South Carolina
When did The Revenue Cutter Service & U.S.
lifesaving service merge?
January 28, 1915 creating today’s Coast Guard
Who is the most celebrated lifesavers (U.S.
Lifesaving Service) credited for more than 600 lives and earning 2 lifesaving medals?
Who was one of the most famous people to have served in the U.S. Lighthouse service?
Who was the keeper of Lime Rock Light Station
and saved 18 lives with 39 years of service?
Who was the first keeper class coastal buoy
tender named after?
What Surfman single handedly rescued 10 people from the grounded ship “Priscilla” August 18, 1899 and received the Gold
Surfman Rasmus S. Midgett
What Lighthouse keeper after a storm cared for over 200 people?
Who was awarded the Navy Cross Medal for his
actions at Manantikau River, Guadalcanal on September 27, 1942?
Petty officer (later Commander) Raymond J. James
Who was awarded the Bronze star for his heroic actions after his cutter came under attack from friendly aircraft August 1966
in South Vietnam?
BMC Richard Patterson
The applicant minimum eligibility requirements for appointment to warrant grade must be completed by when?
January 1st of the year in which CWO appointment board convenes
How many years in service for appointment to CWO?
8 years total service in U.S. armed service with last 4 years in Coast Guard
Minimum pay grade with at least how much sea time when applying for which specialties?
E-6 with at least 1 year sea duty IN pay grade E-6 or above when applying for Boatswain, Weapons, or Naval Engineering
How long is OCS?
What pay grade are members appointed to at
graduation from OCS?
Ensign or LTJG
How old do you have to be to attend OCS?
21 – 26 years old
How is College Tuition Assistance paid?
Less than 18 weeks tuition is paid “up front” More than 18 weeks tuition is reimbursed upon completion of course
What pay grades can receive Coast Guard
Foundation Enlisted Education Grants?
E-3 to E-9 with 2 or more years of Coast Guard service
How much money can you receive through Coast Guard Foundation Enlisted Education Grants?
up to $350 per year
What is the Military Education Assessment
When is a “Report of Survey” not required?
Property with value of less than $500
Is Damage caused by normal wear and tear or end of service life considered property damage?
What is the Report of Survey form?
What are the 2 types of training?
- Non-resident example-AST1 end of course
- Resident-“C” schools
What is the Short Term Training Request form number?
What number is the Property Management Manual?
A micro purchase is how much for Construction?
A micro purchase is how much for Services?
How much is a micro purchase for Supply?
If product is more than $3000 what is needed?
3 price quotes are needed or single source of supply
The Tag Out system is covered in what manual?
What is the Coast Guard Rescue & Survival
What is used by all members whenever the potential for exposure to blood borne pathogens that exist?
Protective measures to eliminate or minimize
employee exposure to infectious materials include what?
- Engineering Controls
- Work practice controls
- Use of PPE
- Training of Universal Precautions
There are many important components of
instructing personnel, however what is most important?
An Instruction remains in effect for how long?
until replaced or canceled by the originator or higher authority.
How often are Instructions reviewed?
every 4 years
Manuals are what?
- Permanent type of instructions that needs 25 pages or more, has a table of contents
- and are organized into chapters and sections.
How often are Manuals reviewed?
annually by originators and cancelled when no longer applicable
What are Message-Type Notices?
- -Notices (NOTES) transmitted via the Coast Guard Message System
- -Urgent in nature
- -Provide information required by law or regulation, an issue of safety, or important to the morale of Coast Guard personnel
When will Notices (NOTE) automatically be
after 12 months
These are a Set of instructions for operations
that lend themselves to definite or standardized procedure, used for internal procedures at a unit and have no defined format.
Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs)
- COMDT – the originator /Commandant
- INST – type of directive
- M – Manual
- 1000 – is SSIC “military personnel
- 6 – sixth directive to use this SSIC
- A– stands for a rewritten or revised directive B- would indicate 3rd version
Coast Guard messages:
- Flash (Z) – fast as possible with a goal of 10 minutes
- Immediate (O) – 30 minutes
- Priority (P) – 3 hours
- Routine(R) – 6 hours
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