The Diamond Alkalai model and photo collection
will be on permanent display.
New and Improved US Coast Guard Display Including
Keeper Logs, circa 1859-62
Lyle Gun: The Lyle gun is used for shooting a projectile to the beach or to
another vessel when saving lives during sea disasters, falling through the ice,
or stranded on a cliff.
Breeches Buoy: The Breeches buoy is a crude rope-based rescue device used
to extract people from wrecked vessels, or to transport people from one
location to another in situations of danger. The breeches buoy was usually
deployed from either ship to ship, or ship to shore using a lyle gun, and
allowed single person evacuations