LIBRARY SHELVES OF JACK'S JOINT
January 15, 2005
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- SEA STORIES
First hand accounts, exaggerations, sea stories, lies, poetry, etc. of
Coast Guard Cutters and their crews.
- ZOOMIE YARNS
Stories about the Coast Guard air arm.
- TWIXT SEA AND SAND
Lightships and lightship life.
- SAND TALES - Stories
and poems about ground-pounders, wickies, loran stations, radio stations
and whatever else doesn't fly or considered part of the great white, red,
and black fleet.
WAR - William A. Ogletree's narration of his experience prior to and
during WWII with a first hand account of the loss of the Alexander Hamilton
FROM AN OLD SEA DOG - Captain Claude William "Bill" Bailey, U.S.
Coast Guard (retired), Unlimited Master, Oceans and First Class
Pilot for six ports. Was the commanding
officer of nine Coast Guard ships during his illustrious career. He is not
only a retired ship captain, he is an accomplished musician, and a prolific
writer. He lives in Fort Lauderdale, Florida.
Guard Air Tragedies Compiled By Ken Freeze
- Ted Morris's Coast
Guard - Pre-War,
Wartime and Post war Coast
Guard stories by Ted Morris and J. R. Lee.
FROM DOak walkers 255 cuttermen's website
- THE OWASCO CHRONICLES
by Dave L. Moyer - Life on a 255' Cutter in Vietnam
- COAST GUARD-101
- The poetry of Dolly Juhlin - Fifteen poems that are required reading for
all Coasties and their families.
- COAST GUARD by
Floyd Stormer – A Tribute to an old friend who crossed the bar and one of
the poems he wrote.
- COAST GUARD MAGAZINE
ON LINE - Direct LINK
- CONFESSIONS OF A HELICOPTER
PILOT - By Jack McCormack - These tales were submitted before he
crossed the bar. Rest in Peace Shipmate.
- J.C. CARNEY'S COAST
GUARD - Some of the writings of one of the more frequent chroniclers
of the Coast Guard.
- Bernie’s Air Stories By Bernard A. Hoyland
– [13,939 words] (Revised and Updated on 4/6/00 by the Author and Donald
Gardner) Get the pot ready, settle down with the author of the
"Bernie Books" for an evening and read on ...
- THE ADVENTURES OF
JACK - Stories about Jack's early Coast Guard life.
- MEMORIES OF THE OLD
GUARD - Check it out, you'll like it.
- OTHER STORIES - This
page contains the index for the other stories submitted to Jack’s Joint
that aren’t really Coast Guard, Lighthouse or connected with the military.
They will be indexed here and in the main library. Who knows, you might
find something interesting in here.
- SQUID'S INK
from our sister service.
- OPINIONS -
GLOSSARY OF NAUTICAL TERMS -A link to a page on the University of Wisconsin Sea Grant
Institute and State
Historical Society of Wisconsin website.
- ARTICLES FROM OTHER
WEB SITES - Direct links to other sites with relevant stories.
- New books that are made available for this purpose about the Coast Guard and
it's many facets are reviewed. Four new books reviewed in the since
LAMPS OF THE WORLD
- Lighthouse stories and links.
- ANCIENT MARINERS AND FORGOTTEN
SOLDIERS - Links
to Veterans and Retiree's sites.
To Jack's Joint Front Page
INTERNAL LINKS TO
OTHER SECTIONS OF JACK'S JOINT
GUARD STORIES LIBRARY
COMPLETE LIBRARY THE
PERMANENT NUMERICAL LISTINGS
GUARD NEWS AND EVENTS OTHER
COAST GUARD STUFF COAST
GUARD NEWSLETTERS FRONT
AND VIDEO REVIEWS LIT
LAMPS OF THE WORLD ANCIENT
MARINERS AND FORGOTTEN SOLDIERS