Annual Report of the United States Life-Saving Service: For the Fiscal Year Ending June 30, 1902 (Classic Reprint) by United States Life-Saving ServiceAnnual Report of the United States Life-Saving Service: For the Fiscal Year Ending June 30, 1902 (Classic Reprint) by United States Life-Saving Service

Annual Report of the United States Life-Saving Service: For the Fiscal Year Ending June 30, 1902…

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Excerpt from Annual Report of the United States Life-Saving Service: For the Fiscal Year Ending June 30, 1902

In 615 instances vessels were worked off when stranded, repaired when damaged, piloted out of dangerous places, and similarly assisted by the station crews. Besides the foregoing, assistance of minor importance was rendered to 480 vessels and small craft. Two hun dred and thirty-seven vessels running into danger were warned off by station patrolmen, 210 by night Signals and 27 by day Signals.

The surfboat was used 929 times, making trips. The self righting and self-bailing lifeboat was used 80 times, making 109 trips. The gasoline launches at the City Point Station (second District) were used 112 times, making 117 trips. Smaller boats were used 473 times, making 572 trips. The river life skifi's at the Louisville Station (tenth District) were used 39 times, making 47 trips. The breeches buoy was used 15 times, making 249 trips. The wreck gun was employed 22 times, firing 42 shots. The heaving stick was used 30 times. There were landed by the surfboat 782 persons; by the life boat, 65; by the gasoline launches, 266; by the river life skiffs, 34; by other station boats, 218, and by the breeches buoy, 213.

In addition to the foregoing there were miscellaneous rescues from vessels as follows: Thirty-three persons by wading into the surf; 20 persons by means of a line thrown to a wrecked steamer by a surf man; 3 men ih a yawl boat caught in the ice and hauled to the Shore by means of a line fired across the boat; 8 persons who had fallen over board from vessels.

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Title:Annual Report of the United States Life-Saving Service: For the Fiscal Year Ending June 30, 1902…Format:PaperbackDimensions:484 pages, 9 × 6 × 0.97 inPublished:January 13, 2019Publisher:1KG LimitedLanguage:English

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