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HISTORY FOR LUNCH series:
SHIPWRECKS OF THE OUTER BANKS: DRAMATIC RESCUES AND FANTASTIC WRECKS IN THE GRAVEYARD OF THE ATLANTIC
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=s9O5-1YuvRM
 





The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, Monitor National Marine Sanctuary
        “Submerged NC: North Carolina Life-Saving Stations Pictured in Black & White”
https://sanctuaries.noaa.gov/education/teachers/nc-life-saving-stations.html 


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THE UNITED STATES

LIFE-SAVING SERVICE

1871 - 1915

​Learn with amazement about the greatest NC maritime heroes you will never forget ~ America's Forgotten Heroes...the unsung rescue heroes of the

United States Life-Saving Service (predecessor of the US Coast Guard).

 

Honoring Our Heroes; Preserving Our Past 

Direct Predecessor of Today’s

U.S. Coast Guard

“They were the greatest heroes of the American coast,
routinely risking their lives in the grand maritime rescues…yet somehow, America forgot these

peaceful heroes.”

- Author Ralph Shanks

The United States Life-Saving Service is one of the least-known yet most fascinating and inspirational aspects in all of America’s storied history.

During their 44-year history, nationwide, using no more than small, open, wooden boats and cork life belts, often in violent and dangerous storms, they responded to over 178,000 lives in peril…of which they saved, OVER 177,000 souls  

Yet, somehow, America FORGOT these

peaceful heroes.