Coast Guard suspends search for missing fisherman south of Montauk, NY

Coast Guard suspends search for missing fisherman south of Montauk, NY
googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display('div-gpt-ad-1461251439213-0'); }); USCG File Photo NEW YORK — The Coast Guard suspended the search Tuesday evening for a missing person who was last seen aboard a fishing vessel 25 miles south of Montauk, New York. Missing is a 55-year old crewmember from the fishing vessel Miss Shauna who was last seen at 4:00 p.m., Monday, and was...

Coast Guard continues to search for missing fisherman south of Montauk, NY

Coast Guard continues to search for missing fisherman south of Montauk, NY
USCG File Photo NEW YORK — The Coast Guard and local fishing community continue to search for a 55-year-old man who went missing from a fishing vessel 25 miles south of Montauk, New York, Monday afternoon. For the past 24 hours a number of Coast Guard units, as well as 10 fishing vessels, have searched units more than 4,000 square miles for the missing crewmember of the fishing vessel Miss Shauna. googletag.cmd.push(function()...

Coast Guard demonstrates cold weather oil response technology

Coast Guard demonstrates cold weather oil response technology
Crewmembers from Coast Guard Cutter Juniper conduct a test of a prototype ice cage, Tuesday, August 9, 2016. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Mr. Alex Balsley) BOSTON — The Coast Guard Research and Development Center, located in New London, Connecticut, and the crew of Coast Guard Cutter Juniper worked throughout the week to demonstrate and evaluate new technologies to use when responding to oil spills...

Coast Guard suspends search for missing diver near Andrea Doria wreck; 7th death in 10 years

Coast Guard suspends search for missing diver near Andrea Doria wreck; 7th death in 10 years
BOSTON — The Coast Guard suspended its search Wednesday for a 64-year-old diver who went missing Tuesday while diving near the Andrea Doria wreck, about 60 nautical miles southeast of Nantucket. “The primary goal of every man and woman who serves in the Coast Guard is to rescue those in need and save lives,” said Marcus Gherardi, chief of response at Coast Guard Sector Southeastern New England....

Coast Guard crews search for missing diver near Andrea Doria wreck

Coast Guard crews search for missing diver near Andrea Doria wreck
BOSTON — The Coast Guard is searching for a 64-year-old diver Wednesday who went missing while diving near the Andrea Doria wreck, about 60 nautical miles southeast of Nantucket. Crew aboard the commercial diving boat John Jack notified Coast Guard Sector Southeastern New England watchstanders Tuesday at about 1 p.m. reporting the man did not resurface from his dive. A Coast Guard Air Station Cape...

Coast Guard Cutter Juniper gets new commanding officer

Coast Guard Cutter Juniper gets new commanding officer
The Coast Guard Cutter Juniper, a 225-foot buoy tender, homeported in Newport, R.I., held a change of command ceremony June 25, 2015. Cmdr. A. Brian Caudle (left) was relieved by Lcdr. John M. Singletary, with Radm. Linda L. Fagan, commander of the 1st Coast Guard District, presiding over the ceremony. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Ross Ruddell) BOSTON — The Coast Guard Cutter...

Coast Guard Cutter Juniper crew rescues entangled sea turtle

Coast Guard Cutter Juniper crew rescues entangled sea turtle
BOSTON — The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Juniper rescued an entangled turtle in Rhode Island Sound, Thursday. While underway on Thursday, Juniper’s crew spotted the black-shelled, six-foot turtle entangled in a lobster pot line and unable to free itself. Watchstanders at the 1st Coast Guard District in Boston contacted the Center for Coastal Studies and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric...

Coast Guard Cutter Juniper crew to return home after 53-day Arctic patrol

Coast Guard Cutter Juniper crew to return home after 53-day Arctic patrol
BOSTON — The Newport, R.I., based 225-foot Coast Guard Cutter Juniper is scheduled to return home after a 53-day Arctic patrol, Sunday at 9 a.m. The Patrol was in part of Operation Nanook, a patrol designed to enhance interoperability with international forces and to provide the experience of working and responding to incidents in the harsh Arctic environment. During patrol, the Juniper conducted...

Coast Guard Cutter Juniper deploys to Arctic region for joint operation

Coast Guard Cutter Juniper deploys to Arctic region for joint operation
BOSTON — The Newport, R.I., based Coast Guard Cutter Juniper is deploying to the Arctic today to conduct maritime safety and security exchanges with the Canadian navy and coast guard along with elements of the Danish navy. During the deployment, Juniper will participate in various elements of Operation Nanook. The operation is in the northernmost region of the high Arctic in the vicinity of Baffin...