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  • U.S. Coast Guard, international partners rescue rower 530 miles off Cape Cod June 15, 2018
    News Release   U.S. Coast Guard 1st District NortheastContact: 1st District Public AffairsOffice: (617) 223-8515After Hours: (617) 717-96091st District online newsroom U.S. Coast Guard, international partners rescue rower 530 miles off Cape Cod   Editors' Note: Click on image to download. BOSTON — The Coast Guard coordinated the rescue of a man aboard ocean rowboat Alba Friday after he activated his emergency […]
  • MULTIMEDIA RELEASE: Coast Guard Cutter Campbell returns to Maine after patrol, $209 million cocaine seizure June 15, 2018
    News Release   U.S. Coast Guard 1st District NortheastContact: 1st District Public AffairsOffice: (617) 223-8515After Hours: (617) 717-96091st District online newsroom Coast Guard Cutter Campbell returns to Maine after patrol, $209 million cocaine seizure Editors' Note: Click on images to download high-resolution photos, and offload and sea turtle videos. BOSTON — Coast Guard Cutter Campbell returned to its homeport in Kittery, Maine, […]
  • Coast Guard welcomes new Northeast commander during time-honored ceremony in Boston June 4, 2018
    News Release   U.S. Coast Guard 1st District NortheastContact: 1st District Public AffairsOffice: (617) 223-8515After Hours: (617) 717-96091st District online newsroom Coast Guard welcomes new Northeast commander during time-honored ceremony in Boston              Editors' Note: Click on images to download high resolution version. BOSTON — A change-of-command ceremony for the First Coast Guard […]
  • MEDIA AVAILABILITY: First Coast Guard District to welcome new top commander during ceremony in Boston June 1, 2018
    News Release   U.S. Coast Guard 1st District NortheastContact: 1st District Public AffairsOffice: (617) 223-8515After Hours: (617) 717-96091st District online newsroom MEDIA AVAILABILITY: First Coast Guard District to welcome new top commander during ceremony in Boston BOSTON — Members of the media are invited to the change-of-command ceremony for the First Coast Guard District Monday at Boston’s historic Faneuil Hall. […]
  • Coast Guard asks public to help find stolen buoy bells off Maine’s coast May 31, 2018
    News Release   U.S. Coast Guard 1st District NortheastContact: 1st District Public AffairsOffice: (617) 223-8515After Hours: (617) 717-96091st District online newsroom Coast Guard asks public to help find stolen buoy bells off Maine’s coast Editors' Note: Click on images to download high resolution version.  BOSTON — The Coast Guard is asking the public for information on the […]
  • Coast Guard hones in on safety as summer boating season commences in Northeast May 29, 2018
    News Release   U.S. Coast Guard 1st District NortheastContact: 1st District Public AffairsOffice: (617) 223-8515After Hours: (617) 717-96091st District online newsroom Coast Guard hones in on safety as summer boating season commences in Northeast BOSTON — The Coast Guard released its 2017 Recreational Boating Statistics report Tuesday, revealing boating fatalities nationwide totaled 658, the second highest number in five […]
  • MEDIA ADVISORY: Coast Guard to host oil spill exercise in Westerly, Rhode Island May 28, 2018
    News Release   U.S. Coast Guard 1st District NortheastContact: 1st District Public AffairsOffice: (617) 223-8515After Hours: (617) 717-96091st District online newsroom MEDIA ADVISORY: Coast Guard to host oil spill exercise in Westerly, Rhode Island   BOSTON — Coast Guard Sector Southeastern New England is scheduled to host a full-scale oil spill exercise Wednesday in Westerly, Rhode Island. More than […]
  • Coast Guard Air Station Cape Cod welcomes new commander May 27, 2018
    News Release   U.S. Coast Guard 1st District NortheastContact: 1st District Public AffairsOffice: (617) 223-8515After Hours: (617) 717-96091st District online newsroom Coast Guard Air Station Cape Cod welcomes new commander   Editors' Note: Click on images to download high-resolution version. BOSTON – Capt. Scott Langum assumed command of Coast Guard Air Station Cape Cod Friday from Capt. Timothy Tobiasz, during […]
  • Coast Guard urges boaters to be safe this Memorial Weekend May 25, 2018
    News Release   U.S. Coast Guard 1st District NortheastContact: 1st District Public AffairsOffice: (617) 223-8515After Hours: (617) 717-96091st District online newsroom Coast Guard urges boaters to be safe this Memorial Weekend Editors' Note: Click on image to download high-resolution version. BOSTON — Boating safety officials across the First Coast Guard District are urging all boaters and paddlers to […]
  • Coast Guard seasonal Stations Scituate, Block Island, Fishers Island open for 2018 boating season May 25, 2018
    News Release   U.S. Coast Guard 1st District NortheastContact: 1st District Public AffairsOffice: (617) 223-8515After Hours: (617) 717-96091st District online newsroom Coast Guard seasonal Stations Scituate, Block Island, Fishers Island open for 2018 boating season   BOSTON — Coast Guard Stations Scituate, Block Island, and Fishers Island opened Friday and will remain open through Labor Day. The stations’ crews will conduct search and […]
  • Coast Guard Cutter Seneca holds change of command ceremony at Base Boston May 25, 2018
    News Release   U.S. Coast Guard 1st District NortheastContact: 1st District Public AffairsOffice: (617) 223-8515After Hours: (617) 717-96091st District online newsroom Coast Guard Cutter Seneca holds change of command ceremony at Base Boston       Editors' Note: Click on images to download high-resolution version. BOSTON — Coast Guard Cmdr. John Christensen relieved Cmdr. Alan McCabe as the […]
  • Coast Guard Cutter Spencer returns to Boston after 90-day patrol in Northeast waters May 24, 2018
    News Release   U.S. Coast Guard 1st District NortheastContact: 1st District Public AffairsOffice: (617) 223-8515After Hours: (617) 717-96091st District online newsroom Coast Guard Cutter Spencer returns to Boston after 90-day patrol in Northeast waters     Editors' Note: Click on images to download high-resolution version. BOSTON — The Coast Guard Cutter Spencer returned to homeport Wednesday following a 90-day patrol […]
  • Video Available: DRILL - Coast Guard, partner agencies conduct maritime law enforcement training exercise in Boston Harbor May 24, 2018
    News Release   U.S. Coast Guard 1st District NortheastContact: 1st District Public AffairsOffice: (617) 223-8515After Hours: (617) 717-96091st District online newsroom  Video Available: DRILL - Coast Guard, partner agencies conduct maritime law enforcement training exercise in Boston Harbor Editors' Note: Download video HERE. BOSTON — Coast Guard Sector Boston and port partners conducted a maritime law enforcement drill Wednesday […]
  • MEDIA AVAILABILITY: Coast Guard Cutter Seneca to hold change-of-command ceremony May 21, 2018
      News Release   U.S. Coast Guard 1st District NortheastContact: 1st District Public AffairsOffice: (617) 223-8515After Hours: (617) 717-96091st District online newsroom MEDIA AVAILABILITY: Coast Guard Cutter Seneca to hold change-of-command ceremony BOSTON — The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Seneca is scheduled to hold a change-of-command ceremony Thursday on their homeport pier at Base Boston. WHO: Cmdr. […]
  • Captain Brian LeFebvre takes helm at Coast Guard Sector Northern New England May 18, 2018
      News Release   U.S. Coast Guard 1st District NortheastContact: 1st District Public AffairsOffice: (617) 223-8515After Hours: (617) 717-96091st District online newsroom Captain Brian LeFebvre takes helm at Coast Guard Sector Northern New England Editors' Note: Click on image to download high resolution version. PORTLAND, Maine — Capt. Brian LeFebvre assumed command of U.S. Coast Guard Sector Northern […]
  • Coast Guard Station Boston medevacs man from cruise ship 12 miles outside Boston Harbor May 17, 2018
      News Release   U.S. Coast Guard 1st District NortheastContact: 1st District Public AffairsOffice: (617) 223-8515After Hours: (617) 717-96091st District online newsroom Coast Guard Station Boston medevacs man from cruise ship 12 miles outside Boston Harbor   BOSTON — The Coast Guard medevaced a 77-year-old man from the cruise ship Norwegian Dawn Thursday approximately 12 miles outside […]
  • Multimedia Release: Hope in the harbor - a kayaker's fight for rescue May 10, 2018
    News Release   U.S. Coast Guard 1st District NortheastContact: 1st District Public AffairsOffice: (617) 223-8515After Hours: (617) 717-96091st District online newsroom Multimedia Release: Hope in the harbor - a kayaker's fight for rescue  Links to content: -Video One (Feature: Survivor speaks about rescue) -Video Two (Safety tips for boaters) -High resolution photos for download   Hope in the […]
  • PHOTO RELEASE: Coast Guard aircraft honor, fly over Volvo Ocean Race Village in Newport, RI May 9, 2018
    News Release   U.S. Coast Guard 1st District NortheastContact: 1st District Public AffairsOffice: (617) 223-8515After Hours: (617) 717-96091st District online newsroom PHOTO RELEASE: Coast Guard aircraft honor, fly over Volvo Ocean Race Village in Newport, RI Editors' Note: Click on images to download high resolution version. BOSTON — A Coast Guard Air Station Cape Cod HC-144 Ocean Sentry […]
  • UPDATE 4: Coast Guard, Mass DEP respond to dielectric oil leak in Mystic River May 8, 2018
    News Release   U.S. Coast Guard 1st District NortheastContact: 1st District Public AffairsOffice: (617) 223-8515After Hours: (617) 717-96091st District online newsroom UPDATE 4: Coast Guard, Mass DEP respond to dielectric oil leak in Mystic River Editors' Note: Click on images to download high resolution version. BOSTON — Eversource identified the location of the dielectric fluid leak Sunday, after gas […]
  • MEDIA AVAILABILITY: Coast Guard Barque Eagle to welcome guests for ride-in to Newport, Rhode Island May 2, 2018
    News Release   U.S. Coast Guard 1st District NortheastContact: 1st District Public AffairsOffice: (617) 223-8515After Hours: (617) 717-96091st District online newsroom MEDIA AVAILABILITY: Coast Guard Barque Eagle to welcome guests for ride-in to Newport, Rhode Island   Editors' Note: Media requesting to ride into Newport aboard Eagle must RSVP to Coast Guard 1st District External Affairs at 617-223-8515 by 3 […]