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17118. (photo) Coast Guard Boats for Flood Scenes c.1945.

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17118. (photo) Coast Guard Boats for Flood Scenes c.1945.

17118. (photo) Coast Guard Boats for Flood Scenes c.1945. Clear, close, original 8” x 10” press photo shows excellent detail of Coast Guard’s new flat-bottom boats for flood relief. The flat bottoms minimized transportation problems and could be easily loaded on trucks and sent to flood scenes in short order. Photo is b/w and includes date and description on back. Dated February 24, 1945. Clear, close view, great detail. Good view of Coast Guard vehicle insignia on door. (VG+). $44.