ExploreSouthernHistory.com - Captain Jack Gilooly of Louisville, Kentucky
ExploreSouthernHistory.com - Captain Jack Gilooly of Louisville, Kentucky
Captain John F. Gilooly
The famed life saver, Captain Jack Gilooly either
assisted in or himself saved the lives of 6,312
people. He was stationed at Louisville, Kentucky.
The Falls of the Ohio
Captain John F. Gilooly was
stationed at Louisville to save
lives at the now tame Falls of
the Ohio.
U.S. Wharfboat LSS#10
The last inland station of the
U.S. Coast Guard, the historic
wharfboat is a reminder of
Captain Gilooly, who was
responsible for the Life
Saving Service becoming part
of the Coast Guard.
Captain John F. Gilooly - Louisville, Kentucky
Rescues at the Falls of the Ohio
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owes its existence to the
mighty Ohio. The city was
founded at the Falls during
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The Falls of the Ohio
This satellite image shows
the Falls of the Ohio as they
appear today. Dams and a
canal have calmed most of
the historic rapids.
UNDER
CONSTRUCTION!!!
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