AUGUST IS U.S. COAST GUARD MONTH. THE U.S. COAST GUARD WAS FOUNDED DURING THE MONTH OF AUGUST IN 1790. THE NAVAL INSTITUTE IS CELEBRATING WITH A DISCOUNTED SALE OF BEAUTIFUL FRAMED PRINTS OF COAST GUARD SUBJECTS TO MEMBERS. NOT A MEMBER? WHY NOT? IF YOU ARE SERIOUSLY INTERESTED IN NAVAL SUBJECTS THIS IS THE OPEN FORUM FOR NAVAL PROFESSIONALS WHO "DARE TO THINK SPEAK AND WRITE". WE BELIEVE IN THE INSTITUTE, WE ARE MEMBERS, AND WE CARRY THIS ADVERTISEMENT AND OTHER SEASONAL ANNOUNCEMENTS WITHOUT CHARGE BECAUSE WE BELIEVE THE SEA SERVICES NEED THE INSTITUTE. IF YOU ARE A SEA SERVICE PROFESSIONAL ACTIVE RESERVE RETIRED OR CIVILIAN EMPLOYEE YOU NEED THE INSTITUTE.
Naval Institute Heritage Group is proud to offer a 30% discount to members on fine art during the month of August in appreciation of the U.S. Coast Guard. Choose from three beautiful limited edition prints.
An American Eagle portrays the USCGC Eagle under sail. This print was created exclusively for us by artist Tom W. Freeman & is only available through the Naval Institute. The original resides at the Naval Institute, and this is the initial offering of limited edition prints.
First Shot, also by popular artist Tom W. Freeman, depicts the ‘first naval shot’ fired during the civil war by the revenue cutter Harriet Lane when the SS Nashville tried to run into Charleston Harbor.
Rescue at Cardenas shows the artist’s representation of the revenue cutter Hudson towing the U.S.S. Winslow out of Cardenas Bay, Cuba on May 11, 1898.