Annual Report of the United States Life-Saving Service (Google eBook)

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U.S. Government Printing Office, 1914
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Page 141 - ... for each volunteer, as the Secretary of the Treasury may determine; pay of volunteer crews for drill and exercise; fuel for stations and houses of refuge; repairs and outfits for same; rebuilding and improvement of same...
Page 141 - For pay of crews of surfmen employed at the life-saving and lifeboat stations, including the old Chicago ¡Station, at the rate of $70 per month each for the No.
Page 284 - We lay down in the bottom of the boat and went to sleep with the rain pouring down upon us.
Page 22 - Jersey; season of 1874-75, to the coasts of New England, Long Island, New Jersey, and the coast from Cape Henry to Cape Hatteras; season of 1875-76, to the coasts of New England, Long Island, New Jersey, the coast from Cape Henlopen to Cape Charles, and the coast from Cape Henry to Cape Hatteras...
Page 51 - Service, attended with loss of life, the general superintendent [Commandant]10 shall cause an investigation of all the circumstances connected with said disaster and loss of life to be made, with a view of ascertaining the cause of the disaster, and whether any of the officers or employees of the service have...
Page 141 - ... compensation of volunteers at life-saving and life-boat stations, for actual and deserving service rendered upon any occasion of disaster or in any effort to save persons from drowning, at such rate, not to exceed...
Page 141 - For pay of crews of surfman employed at the life-saving and life-boat stations, during the period of actual employment; compensation of volunteers at life-saving and life-boat stations, for actual and deserving service rendered upon any occasion of disaster, at such rate, not to exceed ten dollars for each volunteer, as the Secretary of the Treasury may determine ; pay of volunteer crews for drill and exercise ; fuel for stations and houses of refuge ; repairs and outfits for...
Page 135 - Vacancy 1,800 2. Stations Personnel (Subject to assignment among the following (28) stations) : Boatswain 10 n Chief Boatswain's Mate 16 n Enlisted Man . . n Ditch Plain, Hither Plain, Napaegue, Amagansett, Georgica, Mecox, Southampton, Shinnecock, Tiana, Quoque, Petunk, Moriches, Forge River, Smiths Point, Bellport, Blue Point, Lone Hill, Point of Woods, Fire Island, Oak Island Beach, Jones Beach, Zachs Inlet, Short Beach, Point Lookout, Long Beach, Rockaway Point, Eatons Neck, and Rocky Point,...
Page 141 - May fourth, eighteen hundred and eighty-two; for draft animals and their maintenance; for telephone lines and care of same; and contingent expenses, including freight, storage, rent, repairs to apparatus, labor, medals, stationery, newspapers for statistical purposes, advertising, and all other necessary expenses not included under any other head of life-saving stations on the coasts of the United States, two million and thirty-five thousand four hundred and twenty dollars.
Page 22 - Hatteras; season of 1875-76, to the coasts of New England, Long Island, New Jersey, the coast from Cape Henlopen to Cape Charles, and the coast from Cape Henry to Cape Hatteras; season of 1876-77 and since, all the foregoing with the addition of the eastern coast of Florida and portions of the lake coasts. In 1877-78 the Pacific coast was added, and in 1880 the coast of Texas.

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