US Coast Guard Radioman Material

Summary
Collection ID:
NASM.2005.0057
Creators:
Eastman, Ross F.
Dates:
bulk 1943-1954
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
0.05 Cubic Feet
(1 folder)
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
This collection consists of an Aviators Flight Log Book belonging to United States Coast Guard Radioman Ross F. Eastman; the logbook records entries for the period July 23, 1943, through November 21, 1947, when Eastman was based at US Coast Guard Air Station Salem, on Winter Island in Salem, Massachusetts. Highlights include coastal patrols, rescues, and short hops in the Cape Cod region throughout 1944-45; a cross-country flight in February and March 1946 from Naval Auxiliary Air Facility Beverly (Massachusetts) to Seattle, Washington, and return; and Boeing B-17 Flying Fortress training in Florida in May 1946. The collection also includes five black and white photographs relating to his service, taken at the USCG Air Station Salem, Massachusetts (four images), and in the Yakutat, Alaska, region (one image).

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Ross F. Eastman was a Radioman for the United States Coast Guard. He was based at US Coast Guard Air Station Salem, located on Winter Island in Salem, Massachusetts, from 1943-1947.

Administration
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Leatrice Eastman, Gift, Year 2005

Using the Collection
Conditions Governing Access
No restrictions on access.
Preferred Citation
US Coast Guard Radioman Material, Accession 2005-0057, National Air and Space Museum, Smithsonian Institution.
Conditions Governing Use
Material is subject to Smithsonian Terms of Use. Should you wish to use NASM material in any medium, please submit an Application for Permission to Reproduce NASM Material, available at Permissions Requests

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Aeronautics Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Logbooks Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Photographs Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
United States. Coast Guard Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
National Air and Space Museum Archives
14390 Air & Space Museum Parkway
Chantilly, VA 20151
NASMRefDesk@si.edu
http://airandspace.si.edu/research/resources/archives/