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Commemorating the Founding of the Coast Guard

Presidential Proclamation Commemorating the One Hundred and Seventy-fifth Anniversary of the Founding of the United States Coast Guard (detail)
The one hundred and seventy-fifth anniversary of the United States Coast Guard on August 4, 1965, was commemorated in this Proclamation by President Lyndon B. Johnson. A precursor to the Coast Guard, the Revenue Cutter Service was created on August 4, 1790, and it was later merged with the Life-Saving Service to form the U.S. Coast Guard in 1915.
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Today’s Document from the National Archives

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