From the Bridge Wing 8-24-2013

From the Bridge Wing 8-24-2013
This Day in Coast Guard History: 1912 – Congress gave effect to the convention between United States, Great Britain, Japan and Russia prohibiting taking of fur seals and sea otters in the North Pacific Ocean and Bering Sea by authorizing the President “to cause a guard or patrol to be maintained in the waters frequented by the seal herd or herds of seal otter.” The President tasked...