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  • Boston native assumes command of First Coast Guard District May 10, 2024
    News Release   U.S. Coast Guard 1st District NortheastContact: 1st District Public AffairsD1PublicAffairs@uscg.mil1st District online newsroom   Boston native assumes command of First Coast Guard District 05/10/2024 03:25 PM EDT BOSTON— On Friday, May 10, 2024, the Coast Guard held a change of command ceremony for the First Coast Guard District commander at Coast Guard Base Boston. […]
  • Media Availability: First Coast Guard District to hold change of command ceremony May 6, 2024
    News Release   U.S. Coast Guard 1st District NortheastContact: 1st District Public AffairsD1PublicAffairs@uscg.mil1st District online newsroom   Media Availability: First Coast Guard District to hold change of command ceremony 05/06/2024 02:57 PM EDT Editor's note: News media interested in attending are asked to RSVP with Coast Guard External Affairs at d1publicaffairs@uscg.mil by 3 p.m., Thursday. BOSTON — […]
  • MEDIA AVAILABILITY: Coast Guard to host ribbon cutting ceremony at Base Boston for Fast Response Cutter pier April 9, 2024
    News Release   U.S. Coast Guard 1st District NortheastContact: 1st District Public AffairsD1PublicAffairs@uscg.mil1st District online newsroom   MEDIA AVAILABILITY: Coast Guard to host ribbon cutting ceremony at Base Boston for Fast Response Cutter pier 04/09/2024 03:22 PM EDT WHO: Rear Adm. Amy Grable, assistant commandant for engineering and logistics, and Andrea Gayle-Bennett, deputy secretary of the executive […]
  • Coast Guard rescues 2 boaters on Lake Champlain April 3, 2024
    News Release   U.S. Coast Guard 1st District NortheastContact: 1st District Public AffairsD1PublicAffairs@uscg.mil1st District online newsroom   Coast Guard rescues 2 boaters on Lake Champlain 04/03/2024 09:48 AM EDT BOSTON — Coast Guard Station Burlington, Vermont, rescued two stranded boaters from an island on Lake Champlain after their vessel ran aground Monday. body { font-size: 1em; font-family: […]
  • MEDIA AVAILABILITY: Coast Guard to commission new ship in New London, Connecticut March 25, 2024
    News Release   U.S. Coast Guard 1st District NortheastContact: 1st District Public AffairsD1PublicAffairs@uscg.mil1st District online newsroom   MEDIA AVAILABILITY: Coast Guard to commission new ship in New London, Connecticut 03/25/2024 01:26 PM EDT WHO: Rear Adm. John W. Mauger, the First Coast Guard District commander, Lt. Patrick Kelly, the Coast Guard Cutter Melvin Bell (WPC-1155) commanding officer, […]
  • Coast Guard Cutter Legare returns home to Virginia following living marine resources patrol, engagements with French navy March 22, 2024
    News Release   U.S. Coast Guard 1st District NortheastContact: 1st District Public AffairsD1PublicAffairs@uscg.mil1st District online newsroom   Coast Guard Cutter Legare returns home to Virginia following living marine resources patrol, engagements with French navy 03/22/2024 01:00 PM EDT PORTSMOUTH, Va. — The U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Legare (WMEC 912) returned home to Portsmouth, Thursday, after a seven-week […]
  • Coast Guard seeks public comment regarding proposed temporary safety zones for wind farm project near Point Judith, Rhode Island March 21, 2024
    News Release   U.S. Coast Guard 1st District NortheastContact: 1st District Public AffairsD1PublicAffairs@uscg.mil1st District online newsroom   Coast Guard seeks public comment regarding proposed temporary safety zones for wind farm project near Point Judith, Rhode Island 03/21/2024 03:05 PM EDT BOSTON — The Coast Guard initiated a public comment period Thursday for proposed temporary safety zones during […]
  • Coast Guard rescues overdue mariner 270 miles off NC November 16, 2023
    News Release   U.S. Coast Guard 1st District NortheastContact: 1st District Public AffairsD1PublicAffairs@uscg.mil1st District online newsroom   Coast Guard rescues overdue mariner 270 miles off NC 11/16/2023 03:54 PM EST CAPE MAY, N.J. — Coast Guard crews rescued an overdue mariner 270 miles off Hatteras, North Carolina, Wednesday. Coast Guard Sector New York watchstanders received a report […]
  • Public webcams installed on Little Brewster Island November 7, 2023
    News Release   U.S. Coast Guard 1st District NortheastContact: 1st District Public AffairsD1PublicAffairs@uscg.mil1st District online newsroom   Public webcams installed on Little Brewster Island 11/07/2023 09:24 AM EST Boston – Four new webcams have been installed on Little Brewster Island, offering free panoramic real-time views from Boston Lighthouse of the island and surrounding areas. The cameras enhance […]
  • CORRECTED MEDIA AVAILABILITY: Fifth New England-based Fast Response Cutter to be commissioned in New Castle October 16, 2023
    News Release   U.S. Coast Guard 1st District NortheastContact: 1st District Public AffairsD1PublicAffairs@uscg.mil1st District online newsroom   CORRECTED MEDIA AVAILABILITY: Fifth New England-based Fast Response Cutter to be commissioned in New Castle 10/16/2023 04:17 PM EDT Editors' Note: This correction notes updated time for the ceremony and arrival, as well as ship information. Media interested in attending […]
  • MEDIA AVAILABILITY: Fifth New England-based Fast Response Cutter to be commissioned in New Castle October 16, 2023
    News Release   U.S. Coast Guard 1st District NortheastContact: 1st District Public AffairsD1PublicAffairs@uscg.mil1st District online newsroom   MEDIA AVAILABILITY: Fifth New England-based Fast Response Cutter to be commissioned in New Castle 10/16/2023 02:34 PM EDT Editors' Note: Media interested in attending the ship’s commissioning ceremony are requested to RSVP with d1publicaffairs@uscg.mil no later than 4 p.m. Wednesday, […]
  • Coast Guard launches formal investigation into schooner casualty October 16, 2023
    News Release   U.S. Coast Guard 1st District NortheastContact: 1st District Public AffairsD1PublicAffairs@uscg.mil1st District online newsroom   Coast Guard launches formal investigation into schooner casualty 10/16/2023 09:35 AM EDT BOSTON – The Coast Guard has launched a formal investigation into the dismasting of the commercial passenger vessel Grace Bailey. The casualty aboard the schooner Grace Bailey killed […]
  • U.S. Coast Guard seeks public assistance with hoax caller October 13, 2023
    News Release   U.S. Coast Guard 1st District NortheastContact: 1st District Public AffairsD1PublicAffairs@uscg.mil1st District online newsroom   U.S. Coast Guard seeks public assistance with hoax caller 10/13/2023 01:02 PM EDT SOUTH PORTLAND, Maine – The Coast Guard Investigative Service is seeking the public’s assistance with information regarding search and rescue hoax transmissions made over the course of […]
  • Coast Guard responds to demasted schooner near Rockland Harbor, Maine October 9, 2023
    News Release   U.S. Coast Guard 1st District NortheastContact: 1st District Public AffairsD1PublicAffairs@uscg.mil1st District online newsroom   Coast Guard responds to demasted schooner near Rockland Harbor, Maine 10/09/2023 05:12 PM EDT BOSTON – The Coast Guard responded Monday to a schooner that was reportedly demasted, injuring four of the 33 people aboard approximately a mile east of […]
  • Coast Guard Cutter Eagle to offer public tours during visit to Boston September 26, 2023
    News Release   U.S. Coast Guard 1st District NortheastContact: 1st District Public AffairsD1PublicAffairs@uscg.mil1st District online newsroom   Coast Guard Cutter Eagle to offer public tours during visit to Boston 09/26/2023 10:11 AM EDT BOSTON — The U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Eagle, “America’s Tall Ship,” is scheduled to arrive in Boston, Thursday. The Eagle will moor in Charlestown, […]
  • U.S. Coast Guard urges preparedness for heavy weather as Hurricane Lee approaches New England September 13, 2023
    News Release   U.S. Coast Guard 1st District NortheastContact: 1st District Public AffairsD1PublicAffairs@uscg.mil1st District online newsroom   U.S. Coast Guard urges preparedness for heavy weather as Hurricane Lee approaches New England 09/13/2023 10:28 AM EDT BOSTON – The U.S. Coast Guard is actively monitoring and preparing for the impact of Hurricane Lee as it approaches the New […]
  • Coast Guard medevacs cruise ship passenger 180 miles from Cape Cod September 6, 2023
    News Release   U.S. Coast Guard 1st District NortheastContact: 1st District Public AffairsD1PublicAffairs@uscg.mil1st District online newsroom   Coast Guard medevacs cruise ship passenger 180 miles from Cape Cod 09/05/2023 09:06 PM EDT The Coast Guard medevaced a passenger from the cruise ship Carnival Legend 180 nautical miles from Cape Cod, Massachusetts, Monday.  body { font-size: 1em; font-family: […]
  • MEDIA AVAILABILITY: Secretary of Homeland Security to visit Boston to recognize outstanding contributions of DHS workforce and celebrate 20th anniversary of the department August 22, 2023
    News Release   U.S. Coast Guard 1st District NortheastContact: 1st District Public AffairsD1PublicAffairs@uscg.mil1st District online newsroom   MEDIA AVAILABILITY: Secretary of Homeland Security to visit Boston to recognize outstanding contributions of DHS workforce and celebrate 20th anniversary of the department 08/22/2023 02:41 PM EDT WHO: Alejandro N. Mayorkas, the Secretary of Homeland Security WHAT: DHS Secretary’s Awards […]
  • Coast Guard rescues three fishermen east of Nantucket August 8, 2023
    News Release   U.S. Coast Guard 1st District NortheastContact: 1st District Public AffairsD1PublicAffairs@uscg.mil1st District online newsroom   Coast Guard rescues three fishermen east of Nantucket 08/08/2023 04:14 PM EDT BOSTON – The Coast Guard rescued three fishermen five miles east of Nantucket, Saturday.At 12:48 p.m. First Coast Guard District command center watchstanders received an alert from an […]
  • MEDIA AVAILABILITY: Fourth New England-based Fast Response Cutter to be commissioned in Portland August 8, 2023
    News Release   U.S. Coast Guard 1st District NortheastContact: 1st District Public AffairsD1PublicAffairs@uscg.mil1st District online newsroom   MEDIA AVAILABILITY: Fourth New England-based Fast Response Cutter to be commissioned in Portland 08/08/2023 10:36 AM EDT The Coast Guard Cutter John Patterson (WPC-1153) is scheduled to be commissioned during a ceremony Thursday at 10 a.m. Media interested in attending […]