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Captain W. Russell Webster is a maritime historian and author who has composed numerous articles, some of which appear below:

The Changing of the Guard

The Changing of the Guard. August 1996 USNIP. The status of US Coast Guard- KGB Maritime Border Guard relations and its historical significance to the nation.

Rescuers Can Be Victims, Too

Rescuers Can be Victims Too. Second Runner up, USNIP Essay contest December 1995. The author discusses how maritime rescuers can be affected by tragic circumstances and offers solutions based on experience.

Letting Go the Anchor and Nine Shots of Chain

A WHEC-class Coast Guard cutter had just finished a successful REFTRA period in Hawaii. The operations department had won their third straight E for excellence in navigation, which included several anchoring exercises. The deck department also had earned praise for their part in the same exercises. Now came a brief in-port period before going on […]

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