From the Bridge Wing 11-29-13

From the Bridge Wing 11-29-13
Today in Coast Guard History 1837 – Two early complainants on the efficiency of the American lighthouses, E. and G.W. Blunt, publishers of the famous Blunt’s “Coast Pilot,” submitted a statement to the Secretary of the Treasury. They argued that the whole lighthouse system “needs revision, a strict superintendence and an entirely different plan of operation.” 1920 –...