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  • Photo Release: Coast Guard protects ‘Old Ironsides’ during turnaround voyage in Boston Harbor October 20, 2017
    News Release   Oct. 20, 2017U.S. Coast Guard 1st District NortheastContact: 1st District Public AffairsOffice: (617) 223-8515After Hours: (617) 717-9609 Photo Release: Coast Guard protects ‘Old Ironsides’ during turnaround voyage in Boston Harbor Editors' Note: Click on images to download high resolution version. BOSTON — Coast Guard Station Boston law enforcement teams provide security for the USS Constitution, […]
  • CORRECTION: Rhode Island’s tall ship loses power, hits multiple boats in Newport Harbor October 18, 2017
    News Release   October 15, 2017U.S. Coast Guard 1st District NortheastContact: 1st District Public AffairsOffice: (617) 223-8515After Hours: (617) 717-9609 CORRECTION: Rhode Island’s tall ship loses power, hits multiple boats in Newport Harbor Editors' Note: Click on image to download. A previous release incorrectly reported the tall ship ran aground. A Coast Guard marine inspector conducted an […]
  • Rhode Island’s tall ship loses power, hits multiple boats before grounding in Newport Harbor October 16, 2017
    News Release   October 15, 2017U.S. Coast Guard 1st District NortheastContact: 1st District Public AffairsOffice: (617) 223-8515After Hours: (617) 717-9609 Rhode Island’s tall ship loses power, hits multiple boats before grounding in Newport Harbor Editors' Note: Click on image to download. BOSTON — Coast Guard Station Castle Hill is providing a safety zone in Newport Harbor, Rhode Island, […]
  • Coast Guard medevacs injured fisherman 25 miles off Nantucket October 15, 2017
    News Release   October 14, 2017U.S. Coast Guard 1st District NortheastContact: 1st District Public AffairsOffice: (617) 223-8515After Hours: (617) 717-9609 Coast Guard medevacs injured fisherman 25 miles off Nantucket  Editors' Note: Click on image to download video. BOSTON — The Coast Guard medevaced a seriously injured fisherman Saturday from a boat 25 miles east of Nantucket, Massachusetts. A […]
  • Coast Guard medevacs fisherman 75 miles East of Chatham, Mass. October 8, 2017
    News Release   Oct. 7, 2017U.S. Coast Guard 1st District NortheastContact: 1st District Public AffairsOffice: (617) 223-8515After Hours: (617) 717-9609 Coast Guard medevacs fisherman 75 miles East of Chatham, Mass. Editors' Note: Click on images to download high resolution version. BOSTON — A Coast Guard Air Station Cape Cod helicopter crew medevaced a 50-year-old man Saturday afternoon from […]
  • Coast Guard and State Agencies Conduct Joint Paddle Craft Training October 6, 2017
    News Release   October 5, 2017U.S. Coast Guard 1st District PA Detachment New YorkContact: Coast Guard PA Detachment New YorkOffice: (212) 514-4291After Hours: (917) 703-0983 Coast Guard and State Agencies Conduct Joint Paddle Craft Training   NEW HAVEN, Conn. -- Local Coast Guard units, industry and partner agencies are conducting joint paddle craft training, Friday at Sector Long […]
  • Coast Guard monitors recovery of sunken boat in Boston Harbor October 5, 2017
    News Release   Oct. 5, 2017U.S. Coast Guard 1st District NortheastContact: 1st District Public AffairsOffice: (617) 223-8515After Hours: (617) 717-9609 Coast Guard monitors recovery of sunken boat in Boston Harbor   Editors' Note: Click on images to download high resolution version. BOSTON — A Coast Guard pollution response team is overseeing the recovery of the 65-foot workboat King Triton […]
  • Coast Guard announces Piscataqua River closure near Sarah Mildred Long Bridge October 3, 2017
    News Release   Oct. 3, 2017U.S. Coast Guard 1st District NortheastContact: 1st District Public AffairsOffice: (617) 223-8515After Hours: (617) 717-9609 Coast Guard announces Piscataqua River closure near Sarah Mildred Long Bridge BOSTON — The Piscataqua River, in the vicinity of the Sarah Mildred Long Bridge in Portsmouth, New Hampshire, will be closed to all marine traffic for […]
  • Coast Guard rescues entangled sea turtle off Cuttyhunk Island October 1, 2017
    News Release   Oct. 01, 2017U.S. Coast Guard 1st District NortheastContact: 1st District Public AffairsOffice: (617) 223-8515After Hours: (617) 717-9609 Coast Guard rescues entangled sea turtle off Cuttyhunk Island Editors' Note: Click here to download a high resolution video. BOSTON — The Coast Guard rescued an entangled sea turtle Sunday after it got tangled in a lobster pot […]
  • UPDATE 2: Coast Guard to hold press conference releasing El Faro investigation report October 1, 2017
     News Release   September 29, 2017U.S. Coast Guard HeadquartersContact: Headquarters Public AffairsOffice: (202) 372-4630After Hours: (202) 603-3281 UPDATE 2: Coast Guard to hold press conference releasing El Faro investigation report WASHINGTON -- The Coast Guard will release the S.S. El Faro Marine Board of Investigation report on Sunday, Oct. 1, 2017. This report identifies causal factors of the […]
  • Coast Guard saves 5, assists 4 during sailing regatta off Jamestown, Rhode Island September 30, 2017
    News Release   Sept. 30, 2017U.S. Coast Guard 1st District NortheastContact: 1st District Public AffairsOffice: (617) 223-8515After Hours: (617) 717-9609 Coast Guard saves 5, assists 4 during sailing regatta off Jamestown, Rhode Island Editors' Note: Click on images to download high-resolution version. BOSTON — The Coast Guard rescued five people from their 32-foot catamaran Saturday after it capsized […]
  • UPDATE: Coast Guard to hold press conference releasing El Faro investigation report September 30, 2017
     News Release   September 29, 2017U.S. Coast Guard HeadquartersContact: Headquarters Public AffairsOffice: (202) 372-4630After Hours: (202) 603-3281 UPDATE: Coast Guard to hold press conference releasing El Faro investigation report WASHINGTON -- The Coast Guard will release the S.S. El Faro Marine Board of Investigation report on Sunday, Oct. 1, 2017. This report identifies causal factors of the loss […]
  • Coast Guard rescues 2 fishermen off Nash Island, Maine September 29, 2017
    News Release   Sept. 29, 2017U.S. Coast Guard 1st District NortheastContact: 1st District Public AffairsOffice: (617) 223-8515After Hours: (617) 717-9609 Coast Guard rescues 2 fishermen off Nash Island, Maine    Editors' Note: Click on image to download high- resolution version. BOSTON — The Coast Guard rescued two fishermen off Nash Island, Maine, Thursday, after their lobster boat became […]
  • CORRECTION: Coast Guard, local agencies save person in water off Narragansett, Rhode Island September 28, 2017
    News Release   Sept 27, 2017U.S. Coast Guard 1st District NortheastContact: 1st District Public AffairsOffice: (617) 223-8515After Hours: (617) 717-9609 CORRECTION: Coast Guard, local agencies save person in water off Narragansett, Rhode Island   CORRECTION: There is a discrepancy regarding the age of the woman rescued; she is 39, not 20. BOSTON — The Coast Guard and Narragansett […]
  • Coast Guard, local agencies save person in water off Narragansett, Rhode Island September 28, 2017
    News Release   Sept 27, 2017U.S. Coast Guard 1st District NortheastContact: 1st District Public AffairsOffice: (617) 223-8515After Hours: (617) 717-9609 Coast Guard, local agencies save person in water off Narragansett, Rhode Island   BOSTON — The Coast Guard and Narragansett Bay Task Force rescued a 20-year-old woman Wednesday after she fell off the rocks and into the water […]
  • Coast Guard to hold press conference releasing El Faro investigation report September 27, 2017
     News Release   September 27, 2017U.S. Coast Guard HeadquartersContact: Headquarters Public AffairsOffice: (202) 372-4630After Hours: (202) 603-3281 Coast Guard to hold press conference releasing El Faro investigation report WASHINGTON -- The Coast Guard will release the S.S. El Faro Marine Board of Investigation report on Sunday, Oct. 1, 2017. This report identifies causal factors of the loss of […]
  • UPDATE: Coast Guard, local agencies end search for missing kayaker off Revere September 20, 2017
    News Release   Sept. 20, 2017U.S. Coast Guard 1st District NortheastContact: 1st District Public AffairsOffice: (617) 223-8515After Hours: (617) 717-9609 UPDATE: Coast Guard, local agencies end search for missing kayaker off Revere   BOSTON — Coast Guard, state, and local agency search crews found the body of missing kayaker Craig Dustin, Sr. near Beachmont area of Revere, Wednesday.   At about […]
  • PHOTO UPDATE: Coast Guard, state, locals continue search for kayaker in Saugus, Mass. September 20, 2017
    News Release   Sept. 20, 2017U.S. Coast Guard 1st District NortheastContact: 1st District Public AffairsOffice: (617) 223-8515After Hours: (617) 717-9609 PHOTO UPDATE: Coast Guard, state, locals continue search for kayaker in Saugus, Mass. Editors' Note: Click on image to download.  BOSTON — The Coast Guard, Massachusetts State Police, and multiple local agencies are continuing to search the shore and […]
  • Coast Guard, state and locals search for overdue kayaker in Saugus, Mass. September 19, 2017
    News Release   Sept. 19, 2017U.S. Coast Guard 1st District NortheastContact: 1st District Public AffairsOffice: (617) 223-8515After Hours: (617) 717-9609  Coast Guard, state and locals search for overdue kayaker in Saugus, Mass.   BOSTON – The Coast Guard, Massachusetts State Police, and multiple local agencies are searching Tuesday night for a man who failed to return from a […]
  • Coast Guard readies for Jose, cautions mariners September 18, 2017
    News Release   Sept. 18, 2017U.S. Coast Guard 1st District NortheastContact: 1st District Public AffairsOffice: (617) 223-8515After Hours: (617) 717-9609 Coast Guard readies for Jose, cautions mariners   BOSTON — Coast Guard units across the Northeast are accelerating preparations Monday ahead of forecasted tropical storm conditions expected to arrive in our area late Tuesday into Wednesday.   Forecasted marine […]