By Kenneth W. Able, PhD.: Station 119 is the story of the mission of the men and women who work at the Rutgers University Marine Field Station. It is also the story of the station itself. While the station now may play a role in saving the planet, it began with a mission of saving lives. This is the fascinating history of a remote former Coast Guard station near Little Egg Inlet on the Jersey Shore and its reincarnation as a marine research facility. The station is now staffed by scientists and students studying the environment in the Jacques Cousteau National Estuarine Research Reserve (JCNERR), near Long Beach Island.