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  • Coast Guard Sector Long Island Sound commander temporarily relieved of duty February 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 Sector Long Island Sound commander temporarily relieved of duty   BOSTON — Capt. Andrew Tucci was temporarily removed from command of Sector Long Island Sound, in New Haven, Connecticut, Monday, by Rear Adm. Steven Poulin, First […]
  • VIDEO: Coast Guard rescues 4 off Martha's Vineyard February 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 rescues 4 off Martha's Vineyard  Editors' Note: Click here to download video. BOSTON — A Coast Guard aircrew rescued four people from a sinking fishing boat Wednesday, about 18 miles south of Martha's Vineyard.  The captain of the vessel Sea […]
  • Coast Guard concludes Buzzards Bay Ports and Waterways Safety Assessment workshop February 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 concludes Buzzards Bay Ports and Waterways Safety Assessment workshop Editors' Note: Click on images to download high resolution version. Boston — The Coast Guard wrapped up the two-day Buzzards Bay Ports and Waterways Safety Assessment Workshop Thursday […]
  • Update: Coast Guard suspends search for possible mariner in distress near Buzzards Bay, Mass. February 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: Coast Guard suspends search for possible mariner in distress near Buzzards Bay, Mass. BOSTON — The Coast Guard suspended its search Thursday at 1:09 p.m. for a possible mariner in distress in Buzzards Bay after the […]
  • Coast Guard medevacs man from fishing vessel off coast of Montauk, N.Y. February 8, 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 Coast Guard medevacs man from fishing vessel off coast of Montauk, N.Y. NEW YORK – A Coast Guard Air Station Cape Cod MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew medevaced a […]
  • Audio Available: Coast Guard, partner agencies search for possible mariner in distress near Buzzards Bay, Mass. February 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 Audio Available: Coast Guard, partner agencies search for possible mariner in distress near Buzzards Bay, Mass. BOSTON — The Coast Guard and the Buzzards Bay Task Force are searching for a possible mariner in distress Wednesday night after Coast […]
  • Coast Guard investigates 2 sunken fishing boats in New Bedford Harbor, oversees cleanup February 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 investigates 2 sunken fishing boats in New Bedford Harbor, oversees cleanup Editors' Note: Click on image to download.   BOSTON — The Coast Guard and local responders deployed early Monday after two fishing vessels sank […]
  • Coast Guard rescues 4 from water after boat capsizes near Eastport, Maine January 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 rescues 4 from water after boat capsizes near Eastport, Maine     Editors' Note: Click on images to download. VIDEO is also available. BOSTON – The Coast Guard rescued four people Tuesday after a 14-foot skiff […]
  • Coast Guard completes mid-winter ice-breaking effort on Kennebec River in Maine January 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 completes mid-winter ice-breaking effort on Kennebec River in Maine   BOSTON – The Coast Guard completed their ice-breaking operations on the Kennebec River, in Maine, Monday following a seven-day push that extended to Richmond, […]
  • Good Samaritan, Coast Guard rescue 2 fishermen near Pembroke, Maine January 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 Good Samaritan, Coast Guard rescue 2 fishermen near Pembroke, Maine BOSTON — The crew of the fishing boat Alex Shea rescued two fishermen Tuesday afternoon after the fishing boat Born Again began sinking on Cobscook Bay near […]
  • Coast Guard urges public to remove ice fishing shacks, stay off Kennebec River, Maine January 22, 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 public to remove ice fishing shacks, stay off Kennebec River, Maine BOSTON — The Coast Guard is urging the public to remove ice fishing shacks and to stay off the Kennebec River Monday as […]
  • VIDEO RELEASE: Coast Guard ice breaking Cutters make progress on the Connecticut River January 19, 2018
    News Release                                                                               January 19, 2018 U.S. Coast Guard 1st District PA Detachment New YorkContact: Coast Guard PA Detachment […]
  • VIDEO RELEASE: Coast Guard ice breaking Cutters make progress on the Penobscot River January 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 ice breaking Cutters make progress on the Penobscot River Editors' Note: Video is available by clicking this link: Coast Guard breaks ice on the Penobscot River, Maine BOSTON – Coast Guard ice breakers continue […]
  • Coast Guard, state, local partners to hold emergency preparedness workshop for Cape Cod National Seashore January 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, state, local partners to hold emergency preparedness workshop for Cape Cod National Seashore Editors' Note: Media interested in attending the workshop must contact Ensign Nate Mendes at 508-457-3497 by 2 p.m. Wednesday. Workshop staff […]
  • UPDATE: Coast Guard suspends search for overdue kayaker in Providence River, RI January 13, 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 overdue kayaker in Providence River, RI  BOSTON — The Coast Guard has suspended its search Saturday at 5:41 p.m. for a missing kayaker on the Providence River near Conimicut Point, Rhode […]
  • Coast Guard, partner agencies search for overdue kayaker in Providence River, RI January 13, 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 overdue kayaker in Providence River, RI BOSTON — The Coast Guard, along with the Providence Police Department, is searching for a 46-year-old man Friday after he was reported overdue from a […]
  • Multimedia Release: Coast Guard repositions buoy, clears path for large commercial ships on Providence River January 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: Coast Guard repositions buoy, clears path for large commercial ships on Providence River  Editors' Note: Click on images to download high resolution version. BOSTON — Coast Guard Aids to Navigation Team Bristol towed a buoy that […]
  • Coast Guard allows Weymouth Fore River Bridge open during rush hour to facilitate vital fuel deliveries January 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 allows Weymouth Fore River Bridge open during rush hour to facilitate vital fuel deliveries BOSTON — Effective immediately, the Captain of the Port will authorize the Weymouth Fore River Bridge to open to vessels […]
  • Freezing temperatures keep Coast Guard ice breakers busy in Maine January 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 Freezing temperatures keep Coast Guard ice breakers busy in Maine Editors' Note: Click on images to download high resolution version. BOSTON — This winter's record cold temperatures are keeping Coast Guard crews busy as they work daily […]
  • Coast Guard suspends search for missing clammer January 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 suspends search for missing clammer    BOSTON — The Coast Guard suspended its search Friday for a missing man who did not return from a clamming trip near Long Cove, Maine, Thursday evening.Missing is 33-year-old Paul Benner.A family […]