Coast Guard marks anniversary

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Ninety-four years ago, on January 28, 1915, President Woodrow Wilson signed into law the Act that created the modern Coast Guard by combining the Revenue Cutter Service (founded in 1790) and the Life-Saving Service (founded in 1848). Various other agencies and functions have since been merged into the Coast Guard. The Holland & Knight Maritime Law Practice site has posted the act on its Web site.