Life Ring

Life ring from the USCG cutter Resolute

In an average year, the U.S. Coast Guard saves more than five thousand lives, rescues and assists more than 120,000 individuals, and saves more than $500,000,000 worth of property.
courtesy of U.S. Coast Guard

Ocean Planet Exhibition Floorplan

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Judith Gradwohl, Smithsonian Institution (Curator/Ocean Planet)