Annual Report of the United States Life-Saving Service

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U.S. Government Printing Office, 1913
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Letters written to thank station keeper. Also, a description of a grounded ship.

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Page 99 - ... be it further Resolved, That these resolutions be spread upon the minutes of the Board of Education and that a copy of the same be sent to the family of the deceased.
Page 170 - All casualties occurring in the rivers, straits, &c., connecting the several lakes named; 3. All casualties occurring in the harbors of any of said lakes, or in or near the mouths of rivers emptying into them, within the United States. IV. Disasters occurring in rivers within the United States, embracing all rivers except those referred to in the foregoing division. V. Disasters occurring to American shipping at sea or in foreign waters.
Page 170 - ... order to facilitate reference, to make the following general divisions: I. Disasters occurring on the Atlantic and Gulf coasts of the United States, embracing— 1. All casualties outside of, but in proximity to, the coast line; 2. All casualties occurring in the bays and harbors adjacent to the coasts named; 3. All casualties occurring in or near the mouths of rivers emptying into the ocean or Gulf. II. Disasters occurring upon the Pacific coast of the United States, including those occurring...
Page 170 - In the preparation of the accompanying tables, it has been found advisable, in order to facilitate reference, to make the following general divisions : I. Disasters occurring on the Atlantic and Gulf coasts of the United States, embracing — 1. All casualties outside of, but in proximity to, the coast line; 2. All casualties occurring in the bays and harbors adjacent to the coasts named ; 3. All casualties occurring in or near the mouths of rivers emptying into the ocean or gulf. II. Disasters occurring...
Page 20 - Including persons rescued not connected with vessels involved in disaster. ' Eighty-five of these were lost at the disaster to the steamer Metropolis, in 1877-78, when service was impeded by distance, and 14 others in the same year owing to similar causes.
Page 111 - ... 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; supplies and provisions for houses of refuge...
Page 47 - 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 107 - Absecon, Great Egg, Ocean City, Pecks Beach, Corson Inlet, Sea Isle City, Townsend Inlet, Avalon, Stone Harbor, Hereford Inlet, Wildwood, Two Mile Beach, Cold Spring, and Cape May Point, NJ 3.
Page 111 - Chicago station, during the period of actual employment; compensation of volunteers at life-saving and lifeboat stations, for actual and deserving service rendered upon any occasion of disaster, or...
Page 111 - ... dollars per month for each of the other surfmen during the period of actual employment, and three dollars per day for each occasion of service at other times; rations or commutation thereof for keepers and surfmen; compensation of volunteers at life-saving and lifeboat stations for actual and deserving service rendered upon any occasion of disaster or in any effort to save persons from drowning...

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