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  • Coast Guard, partner agencies respond to collision in Boston Harbor August 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, partner agencies respond to collision in Boston Harbor Editors' Note: Click on images to download high resolution version. BOSTON — The Coast Guard along with state and local agencies responded to a collision between a […]
  • Coast Guard medevacs injured man off sailboat near Nantucket August 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 medevacs injured man off sailboat near Nantucket BOSTON — A Coast Guard Station Brant Point response boat crew medevaced a 49-year-old man Thursday afternoon after he sustained a head injury while sailing off the coast […]
  • Coast Guard Cutter Barque Eagle, Band coming to New Bedford August 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 Coast Guard Cutter Barque Eagle, Band coming to New Bedford  Editors' Note: Media requesting to ride into New Bedford aboard Eagle must RSVP to Coast Guard 1st District External Affairs at 617-223-8515 by 3 p.m. Thursday BOSTON — Coast […]
  • Coast Guard Sector Southeastern New England holds change-of-command ceremony July 20, 2018
    News Release   July 19, 2018U.S. Coast Guard 1st District NortheastContact: 1st District Public AffairsOffice: (617) 223-8515After Hours: (617) 717-9609 Coast Guard Sector Southeastern New England holds change-of-command ceremony Editors' Note: Click on images to download high resolution version. BOSTON — Coast Guard Capt. Christian Glander assumed command of Sector Southeastern New England from Capt. Richard Schultz, during a […]
  • Coast Guard, partner agencies highlight recreational boating safety on the Connecticut River July 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, partner agencies highlight recreational boating safety on the Connecticut River BOSTON — The Coast Guard is partnering with the Connecticut River Task Force on recreational boating safety boardings this summer along the Massachusetts portion […]
  • Coast Guard asks boaters to label, properly secure kayaks, canoes, paddleboards in Northeast July 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 asks boaters to label, properly secure kayaks, canoes, paddleboards in Northeast Editors' Note: Click on images to download high resolution version. BOSTON — The Coast Guard is asking the public to label their kayaks, canoes […]
  • Coast Guard Base Boston holds change-of-command ceremony July 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 Coast Guard Base Boston holds change-of-command ceremony Editors' Note: Click on images to download high resolution version BOSTON — The crew of Coast Guard Base Boston held a change-of-command ceremony Wednesday at historic Faneuil Hall. Capt. Andrew S. […]
  • Media Availability: Coast Guard to hold change-of-command ceremony for Sector Southeastern New England July 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 Media Availability: Coast Guard to hold change-of-command ceremony for Sector Southeastern New England BOSTON — Members of the media are invited to a change-of-command ceremony Thursday for Station Cape Cod Canal in Sandwich. WHO: Coast Guard Capt. Christian Glander […]
  • Coast Guard medevacs sick fisherman 6 miles off Nantucket July 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 medevacs sick fisherman 6 miles off Nantucket Editors' Note: Click on images to download video. BOSTON — A Coast Guard Air Station Cape Cod aircrew medevaced a 40-year-old man experiencing abdominal pain Tuesday six […]
  • PHOTO RELEASE: Coast Guard Art Program is honored in New York City July 13, 2018
    News Release   U.S. Coast Guard 1st District PA Detachment New YorkContact: Coast Guard PA Detachment New YorkOffice: (212) 514-4291After Hours: (917) 703-0983PA Detachment New York online newsroom PHOTO RELEASE: Coast Guard Art Program is honored in New York City Editors' Note: Click on images to download high resolution version NEW YORK — The Coast Guard accepted […]
  • Media Availability: Coast Guard to hold ribbon cutting ceremony for Maritime Safety and Security Team Cape Cod July 11, 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 to hold ribbon cutting ceremony for Maritime Safety and Security Team Cape Cod BOSTON — Members of the media are invited to a ribbon cutting ceremony Friday for Maritime Safety and Security Team […]
  • Coast Guard rescues 80-year-old in Rhode Island July 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 rescues 80-year-old in Rhode Island Editors' Note: Click on the image to download high-resolution version. BOSTON — The Coast Guard rescued an 80-year-old man Monday after he set sail from Cuttyhunk to New Bedford […]
  • Coast Guard Sector Boston holds change of command ceremony July 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 Coast Guard Sector Boston holds change of command ceremony  Editors' Note: Click on images to download high resolution version. BOSTON — Coast Guard Capt. Eric Doucette relieved Capt. Claudia Gelzer as the commander of Coast Guard […]
  • UPDATE: Coast Guard suspends search for missing kayaker on Lake Champlain July 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 UPDATE: Coast Guard suspends search for missing kayaker on Lake Champlain BOSTON — The Coast Guard suspended its search Wednesday at 8:30 a.m. for a missing 41-year-old man on Lake Champlain. The man was last seen Monday […]
  • Coast Guard, partner agencies search for missing kayaker on Lake Champlain July 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, partner agencies search for missing kayaker on Lake Champlain BOSTON — The Coast Guard along with local fire departments are searching for a missing 44-year-old man Monday night after his kayak was found unmanned and […]
  • Video Release: Coast Guard medevacs injured cruise ship passenger 70 miles southeast of Nantucket July 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 Video Release: Coast Guard medevacs injured cruise ship passenger 70 miles southeast of Nantucket Editors' Note: Click on image to download video. BOSTON— A Coast Guard Air Station Cape Cod aircrew medevaced an 84-year-old woman Monday […]
  • Coast Guard Cutter Katherine Walker commander temporarily relieved of duty June 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 Cutter Katherine Walker commander temporarily relieved of duty BOSTON — Lt. Cmdr. Ian Mulcahy was temporarily relieved from command of the cutter Katherine Walker, in Bayonne, New Jersey, Friday, by Rear Adm. Andrew Tiongson, […]
  • MEDIA ADVISORY: Ribbon cutting ceremony planned for U.S. Coast Guard Station Sandy Hook June 28, 2018
    MEDIA ADVISORY: Ribbon cutting ceremony planned for U.S. Coast Guard Station Sandy Hook Editors' Note: Media interested in attending the event can RSVP by July 2nd to Coast Guard Sector New York Public Affairs at 347-585-2901. NEW YORK — Media are invited to attend a ribbon-cutting ceremony unveiling a new, state-of-the-art facility at Coast Guard […]
  • Marijuana remains illegal under federal law on Lake Champlain June 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 Marijuana remains illegal under federal law on Lake Champlain BOSTON — Despite the state's legalization of marijuana in Vermont on July 1, the Coast Guard will enforce all federal laws within navigable U.S. water, regardless of location or […]
  • Coast Guard honors 2 young heroes at Sector Boston June 26, 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 honors 2 young heroes at Sector Boston Editors' Note: Click on images to download high-resolution version. BOSTON — Coast Guard members from Sector Boston and Station Boston honored two young boys Tuesday who rescued a […]