US Coast Guard Museum at Astoria, Washington State.
The tour aboard the Lightship was very interesting except there was no access to the engine room because of safety reasons. However the tour guide who sailed on the Columbia told me that when old engineers got down into the engine room the could no
US Coast Guard Museum Astoria, Washington State.
Actual pictures of the life boats at the mouth of the Columbia River on top of the bar.
There is a Coast Guard training school close by where the new recruits are trained in real sea rescue conditions of the coast of Washington.