The Coast Guard. Hearings ... on S. 2337

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Page 18 - ... the Coast Guard, which shall constitute a part of the military forces of the United States and which shall operate under the Treasury Department in time of peace and operate as a part of the Navy, subject to the orders of the Secretary of the Navy, in time of war or when the President shall so direct.
Page 19 - It also provided that it shall constitute a part of the military forces of the United States, and shall operate under the Treasury Department in time of peace and operate as a part of the Navy, subject to the orders of the Secretary of the Navy, in time of war or when the President shall so direct.
Page 45 - ... shall recommend, upon a statement of facts, the extension of the period through a portion or the whole of another year, and said recommendation receive the approval of the Secretary of the Treasury as just and reasonable; but in no case shall...
Page 40 - Service increased pay of $1 per month for each three years' service, allowances for uniforms, and all other allowances or gratuities due to enlisted men, which are hereby made applicable to the enlisted men of the Coast Guard who were formerly surfmen in the Life-Saving Service. The provisions of sections...
Page 17 - Guard, which shall constitute a part of the military forces of the United States and which shall operate under the Treasury Department in time of peace and operate as a part of the Navy, subject to the orders of the Secretary of the Kavy, in time of war or when the President shall so direct, etc.
Page 23 - All duties now performed by the Revenue-Cutter Service and Life-Saving Service shall continue to be performed by the Coast Guard, and all such duties, together with all duties that may hereafter be imposed upon the Coast Guard, shall be administered by the captain commandant, under the direction of the Secretary of the Treasury, and all funds and appropriations now provided by law for the...
Page 9 - In addition to ita functions under the Treasury Department, quite logically the service is called upon by, and accomplishes work of this character for, a number of the other departments, notably the Department of Commerce, the Department of Labor, the Department of the Interior, the Department of Justice, and, in a limited degree due to limited needs, for the Department of Agriculture. Its emergent and principal duties in...
Page 10 - During all periods of the year and at such times as least to interfere with the emergent duties of a civil nature, a rigid system of military discipline and training is maintained to fit the personnel for cooperation with the Navy in time of war. as the law requires. This function of the...
Page 10 - ... months. During periods of good weather in the winter, the cutters board and examine vessels and otherwise enforce navigation laws. In the summer months occur the great regattas and marine parades, which have to be regulated and patrolled; the Bering Sea policing, due to the habits of the seals, is only necessary during the months from May to October. The annual cruise of one vessel along the coast of Alaska, in the...
Page 45 - M^y 4, 1882. if any keeper or member of a crew of a life-saving or life-boat station shall be so disabled by reason of any wound or injury received or disease contracted in the Life-Saving Service in the line of duty...

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