United States Coast Guard Cutter "Eagle" Wood Engraving

Title

United States Coast Guard Cutter "Eagle" Wood Engraving

Description

The Eagle, a U.S. Coast Guard ship built in 1790, still serves as a training ship for US Coast Guard cadets today. Established on August 4, 1790 by Alexander Hamilton, the Coast Guard was the first militarized seagoing force in the country and it continues to influence the present-day landscape of New London.

Creator

John De Pol

Date

1976

Contributor

Jennifer Wilson

Format

Woodcut engraving

Files

EagleWoodEngraving.jpg

Citation

John De Pol, “United States Coast Guard Cutter "Eagle" Wood Engraving,” Linda Lear Center Digital Collections and Exhibitions, accessed June 26, 2022, https://lc-digital.conncoll.edu/items/show/1494.