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  • UPDATE: Coast Guard, local agencies find sunken barge off Nahant December 5, 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, local agencies find sunken barge off Nahant   Editors' Note: Click on images to download high-resolution version; read the initial release here. BOSTON — The Coast Guard and partner agencies located the missing barge, Dredge 200, Wednesday after it […]
  • Coast Guard urges mariners to use caution after barge capsizes near Nahant December 3, 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 mariners to use caution after barge capsizes near Nahant BOSTON — The Coast Guard is warning mariners to use caution and avoid the North and South Boston Main Channels after a barge carrying construction […]
  • MEDIA AVAILABILITY: Coast Guard Civil Engineering Unit Providence hosts bridge building competition with local high school students November 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 MEDIA AVAILABILITY: Coast Guard Civil Engineering Unit Providence hosts bridge building competition with local high school students BOSTON — Media are invited to a bridge building competition between students from Mount Pleasant High School hosted by […]
  • Coast Guard Cutter Spencer returns to Boston after 80-day counter-narcotic patrol November 16, 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 80-day counter-narcotic patrol Editors' Note: Click on images to download high-resolution video and photos. BOSTON — The crew of Coast Guard Cutter Spencer returned to its homeport of […]
  • Coast Guard rescues 4 fishermen 60 miles off Maine coast November 14, 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 rescues 4 fishermen 60 miles off Maine coast Editors' Note: Click on images to download high resolution version BOSTON — The Coast Guard rescued four fishermen Wednesday after abandoning their boat off the coast […]
  • Coast Guard medevacs sick fisherman 42 miles off Nantucket November 12, 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 medevacs sick fisherman 42 miles off Nantucket BOSTON — A Coast Guard Air Station Cape Cod helicopter crew medevaced a sick 54-year-old man from the 87-foot fishing boat Generation Sunday night 42 miles off Nantucket. […]
  • MEDIA AVAILABILITY: Coast Guard to host Purple Heart Ceremony in Fiskdale, Mass. October 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 to host Purple Heart Ceremony in Fiskdale, Mass. BOSTON — The Coast Guard is set to posthumously award Acting Carpenter, Second Class, Francis (Frank) Hugh Quigley, the Purple Heart for his sacrifice on the Sept. 26, […]
  • UPDATE: Coast Guard, local agencies find body of missing lobsterman off Jonesport, Maine October 23, 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: Coast Guard, local agencies find body of missing lobsterman off Jonesport, Maine   BOSTON — Coast Guard and local agencies recovered the body of the missing lobersterman Tuesday off Doyle Island, Maine.   At approximately 5 […]
  • Coast Guard, local agencies search for missing lobsterman off Jonesport, Maine October 23, 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, local agencies search for missing lobsterman off Jonesport, Maine Editors' Note: U.S. Coast Guard stock images. SOUTH PORTLAND, Maine — The Coast Guard and local agencies are searching for a person in the water Tuesday […]
  • Coast Guard, local agencies recover missing diver off Nahant, Mass. October 20, 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, local agencies recover missing diver off Nahant, Mass. BOSTON — Coast Guard crews along with local agencies recovered a diver that was reported overdue Saturday morning approximately one mile south of Nahant.   Coast […]
  • Coast Guard, Rockport harbormaster respond to people in the water off Rockport September 30, 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, Rockport harbormaster respond to people in the water off Rockport   BOSTON — Coast Guard rescue crews, Rockport harbormaster responded Sunday afternoon to an overturned boat near Straitsmouth Island off Rockport. At 1:20 p.m., […]
  • Coast Guard suspends search for missing man off Truro September 30, 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 suspends search for missing man off Truro   BOSTON — The Coast Guard has suspended its search tonight for a man in the water off Ballston Beach. He was last seen Saturday early afternoon […]
  • Coast Guard, local agencies searching for missing swimmer off Truro September 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, local agencies searching for missing swimmer off Truro   BOSTON — Coast Guard rescue crews are searching for a 26-year old man Saturday afternoon off the coast of Truro. The missing man was last […]
  • Boston-based Coast Guard cutter returns home following counter-drug patrol, $61 million in cocaine and marijuana seized September 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 Boston-based Coast Guard cutter returns home following counter-drug patrol, $61 million in cocaine and marijuana seized  Editors' Note: Click on images to download high resolution version. BOSTON — The crew aboard Coast Guard Cutter Seneca returned Tuesday […]
  • Coast Guard medevacs man from cruise ship south of Nantucket September 23, 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 medevacs man from cruise ship south of Nantucket Editors' Note: Click on image to download video. BOSTON — A Coast Guard Air Station Cape Cod aircrew medevaced a 78-year-old man Saturday from the cruise ship […]
  • Coast Guard rescues woman after boat capsizes on Lake Champlain September 19, 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 rescues woman after boat capsizes on Lake Champlain BOSTON— Coast Guard Station Burlington crewmembers rescued a woman Tuesday evening after her 17-foot boat capsized on Lake Champlain near Schuyler Island. Local emergency dispatchers relayed the […]
  • Coast Guard, local agencies recover body of man-overboard off Hull September 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 Coast Guard, local agencies recover body of man-overboard off Hull   BOSTON — Coast Guard and local partners recovered the body Sunday of a missing man near Peddocks Island after falling from the Provincetown II ferry. Divers […]
  • Coast Guard, local partners respond to disabled cruise ship in Buzzards Bay September 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 Coast Guard, local partners respond to disabled cruise ship in Buzzards Bay Editors' Note: Click on images to download high-resolution version. BOSTON — Coast Guard crews and the Buzzards Bay Task Force launched Friday after the cruise […]
  • Coast Guard invites public to tour Maine lighthouses  September 7, 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 invites public to tour Maine lighthouses  Editors' Note: Click on images to download high-resolution version. BOSTON — The public is invited to visit and tour the towers and keeper's houses of 24 Maine lighthouses from […]
  • UPDATE: Coast Guard, local partners recover missing diver off Rockport September 6, 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: Coast Guard, local partners recover missing diver off Rockport   BOSTON — Coast Guard and local authorities recovered a missing scuba diver Thursday off Rockport. Crews from a Massachusetts State Police dive team recovered the 47-year-old man at […]