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FDR puts Coast Guard under control of the Navy

Posted by Kenneth Peck on

On this day November 1st 1941 President Roosevelt announces that the U.S. Coast Guard will now be under the direction of the U.S. Navy, a transition of authority usually reserved only for wartime.The Coast Guard was established as the Revenue Marine Service by Alexander Hamilton, secretary of the treasury, in 1790. In 1915, the U.S. Lifesaving Service, formed in 1878, and the RMS combined to become the Coast Guard. During peacetime, the Guard was under the direction of the Department of Treasury until 1967, when the Department of Transportation took control. But during war, it was under the control of...

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Welcome to Altogether American Signs!  We are a Veteran Owned Company and we hand make Military Themed Signs, Clocks and License Plates in the USA using heavy gauge American steel and a process known as sublimation, where the image is baked into a powder coating for a durable and long lasting finish. All of our signs are drilled and riveted for easy hanging. We do not stock signs as that would be too costly to store, we begin the process of making your sign or clock after your order is confirmed! Our sublimation process takes approximately 7 business days to...

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