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Coast Guard is organized into how many regions?

2, Atlantic and Pacific
pg. E5-2

1

Who commands the Atlantic Area and the Pacific Area?

Vice Admirals
pg. E5-2

2

Districts are commanded by?

Rear Admirals
pg. E5-3

3

Larger cutters (over 180 feet in length) are under control of who?

Area Commanders
pg. E5-4

4

A "cutter" is basically any CG vessel ____ feet in length or greater

65.
pg. E5-4

5

Cutters at or under 180 feet in length come under control of?

District Commaders
pg. E5-4

6

How many units report directly to Headquarters?

35
pg. E5-5

7

Traditionally, our role in wartime has been to?

Augment the Navy with cutters and manpower
pg. E5-6

8

When did Congress authorized the capture of armed French vessels?

May 28, 1798
pg. E5-7

9

Cutters captured ____ prizes unaided during Quasi War

18
pg.E5-8

10

During the Quasi War which cutter captured 10 prizes, one of which carried 44 guns and 200 men, three times her own force?

Pickering
pg. E5-8

11

Which cutter recaptured the American vessels Nancy and Mehitable in a memorable fight in 1799?

Eagle
pg. E5-8

12

What was The Coast Guard's role during the War of 1812?

augmenting the Navy with shallow-draft craft
pg. E5-8

13

What cutter capture the first prize of the war of 1812?

Jefferson.
pg. E5-8

14

When did Congress declared war with Mexico?

May 13, 1846.
pg. E5-9

15

Which cutter is credited with firing the first naval shots of the Civil War?

Harriet Lane
pg. E5-10

16

During the Civil War, our cutters in the Navy's service performed what kind of duty along the Atlantic coast?

Blockade Duty
pg. E5-10

17

When did Spain declared war against the U.S?

April 24, 1898
pg. E5-11

18

What cutter served as the escort and dispatch boat with Commodore George Dewey's Asiatic Squadron?

The McCulloch
pg. E5-11

19

In what war did the the entire Coast Guard manpower, vessels, and units...was transferred to the Navy?

WWI April 2, 1917
pg. E5-12

20

What were some of the Coast Guard duties during WWI?

escort and patrol duties in the Mediterranean
pg. E5-12

21

When was the cutter Tampa torpedoed?

Sept. 26, 1918
pg. E5-12

22

With concern over the possibility of sabotage and accidents was profound during WWI, what did the Treasury Departement established?

Coast Guard Captain of the Port offices
pg. E5-12

23

Following the outbreak of war in Europe in 1939, when did port security mission began?

June 22, 1940
pg. E5-13

24

What Act gave the Coast Guard jurisdiction over ships carrying explosives and dangerous cargoes?

Dangerous Cargo Act
pg. E5-13

25

When did the Coast Guard seized 28 Italian, 2 German, and 35 Danish merchant ships?

WWII March 1941
pg. E5-13

26

When was the Coast Guard given responsibility for cold- weather operations in Greenland?

April 9, 1941
pg. E5-13

27

During WWII Coast Guard-manned ships sank ____ enemy submarines

11
pg. E5-13

28

During WWII Coast Guard cutters and aircraft were credited with sinking how many German U boats?

12
pg. E5-13

29

During WWII Coast Guard craft rescued more than ________ survivors of torpedo attacks off the U.S. coast

1500
pg. E5-14