The US Coast Guard Cutter Tamaroa. This is the Cutter made famous by the movie "The Perfect Storm". A working Rescue Cutter she was originally USS Zuni (AT/ATF-95 USN) a seagoing tug that saw extensive use in the Pacific during WW2. She was "Combat Hardened". The Naval Ship Zuni was turned over to the US Coast Guard in 1946, starting a second career as a Maritime Life Saver.

Coast Guard Vessel Tamaroa, Made Famous During 'Perfect Storm,' to Be Sunk Off Delaware and New Jersey Coasts

2006  A high school swim champion with a troubled past enrolls in the U.S. Coast Guard's "A" School, where legendary rescue swimmer Ben Randall teaches him some hard lessons about loss, love, and self-sacrifice.

The Guardian (2006)

The Guardian - A high school swim champion with a troubled past enrolls in the U. Coast Guard's "A" School, where legendary rescue swimmer Ben Randall teaches him some hard lessons about loss, love, and self-sacrifice. Love this movie!

The Finest Hours: The True Story of the U.S. Coast Guard's Most Daring Sea Rescue

The Finest Hours: The True Story Behind the U. Coast Guard's Most Daring Sea Rescue / Michael J. Tougias and Casey Sherman

Who names their boat "Coast Guard" anyway?

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Friends' Star Matt LeBlanc learns to sail & questions the wisdom of naming one's vessel "Coast Guard"!

Actor Buddy Ebsen, US Coast Guard (Served 1941-1946) Short Bio: In 1941 he applied for a commission in the Coast Guard. He was accepted and commissioned a Lieutenant (jg) in the Coast Guard. He served on the Navy frigate USS Pocatello, a weather ship that served on Station Able. He was honorably discharged a Lieutenant in 1946. http://coastguard.togetherweserved.com/profile/5362

Buddy Ebsen (April 1908 – July Born in Belleville, IL. Enlisted in the Coast Guard during WW II serving from Dancer and actor best known for his television roles as Jed Clampett in The Beverly Hillbillies, and title role in Barnaby Jones.

Eddie Albert (Green Acres) was awarded a Bronze Star for his heroic action as a U.S. Naval officer aiding Marines at the horrific battle on the island of Tarawa in the Pacific November, 1943.

Eddie Albert (Green Acres) was awarded a Bronze Star for his heroic action as a U. Naval officer aiding Marines at the horrific battle on the island of Tarawa in the Pacific November,

Beau Bridges, left, and Jeff Bridges during their Coast Guard days. ~ In 1959, Beau enlisted in the United States Coast Guard and also served for eight years in the Coast Guard Reserve. ~ Jeff served in the US Coast Guard Reserves for eight years, from 18 until he was 26.

Beau Bridges, left, and Jeff Bridges during their Coast Guard days. ~ In Beau enlisted in the United States Coast Guard and also served for eight years in the Coast Guard Reserve. ~ Jeff served in the US Coast Guard Reserves for eight years.

The Finest Hours (2016) The Coast Guard makes a daring rescue attempt off the coast of Cape Cod after a pair of oil tankers are destroyed during a blizzard in 1952.

The Finest Hours (2016)

Casey Affleck, Ben Foster, Eric Bana, Holliday Grainger, and Chris Pine in The Finest Hours

Enlist Now! U.S. Coast Guard

Enlist Now! U.S. Coast Guard

This WWII poster encourages boat owners to enlist in the U. Coast Guard: 'Operators of Small Boats. Enlist Now!, New Orleans, La.' Created by WPA War Services of Louisiana, circa

Jack Lord-Army Corp of Engineers then a Commissioned Officer in US Merchant Marines, Coast Guard

Jack Lord-Army Corp of Engineers then a Commissioned Officer in US Merchant Marines, Coast Guard (Actor)

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