Coast Guard, Canadian partners seize marijuana near Alexandria Bay, NY

Coast Guard, Canadian partners seize marijuana near Alexandria Bay, NY
googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display('div-gpt-ad-1461251439213-0'); }); A Coast Guard Station Alexandria Bay, N.Y., boarding team conducts a safety boarding on a pleasure craft in front of the Boldt Castle along the St. Lawrence River. (U.S. Coast Guard file photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Levi Read) CLEVELAND — Coast Guard crews and Canadian partners from the Integrated...

Coast Guard response continues after cruise ship Saint Laurent hits St. Lawrence Seaway lock wall

Coast Guard response continues after cruise ship Saint Laurent hits St. Lawrence Seaway lock wall
CLEVELAND – The Coast Guard is continuing to respond to a 286-foot cruise ship that hit a concrete wall in the Eisenhower Lock in the St. Lawrence Seaway in Massena, New York. All passengers were removed from the ship Friday afternoon and transported by bus to Montreal, Canada. The vessel was freed from the lock wall with the assistance of the tug Pierre Julien and was moved to a lower wall of...

Response continues after cruise ship hits St. Lawrence Seaway lock wall

Response continues after cruise ship hits St. Lawrence Seaway lock wall
CLEVELAND – The Coast Guard is continuing to respond Friday to a 286-foot cruise ship that hit a concrete wall in the Eisenhower Lock in the St. Lawrence Seaway in Massena, New York. Thursday night, 30 people were removed from the ship due to injuries. Of those, 28 were released from the hospital and returned to the ship. Passengers and luggage are being taken off the vessel in baskets attached...

Coast Guard responds after cruise ship Saint Laurent hits St. Lawrence Seaway lock wall

Coast Guard responds after cruise ship Saint Laurent hits St. Lawrence Seaway lock wall
CLEVELAND – The Coast Guard is responding to a 286-foot cruise ship that hit a wall in the Eisenhower Lock in the Saint Lawrence Seaway in Massena, New York, Thursday night. The vessel remains in the lock, where the water has been drained, while response crews remove injured passengers. There were 274 people, including passengers and crew, aboard at the time of the collision. At 9:45 p.m., a search-and-rescue...

Response to vessel aground in St. Lawrence Seaway continues

Response to vessel aground in St. Lawrence Seaway continues
The motor vessel Juno sits aground under the Thousand Islands Bridge, April 20, 2015. (U.S. Coast Guard photo) CLEVELAND – The Coast Guard continues its response Tuesday to a 621-foot bulk carrier which ran aground in the vicinity of Wellesley Island in the St. Lawrence River, New York, Monday while transiting inbound from the St. Lawrence Seaway to the Port of Toronto. The Bahamian-flagged motor...

Coast Guard responding to vessel aground in St. Lawrence Seaway

Coast Guard responding to vessel aground in St. Lawrence Seaway
The motor vessel Juno, a 621-foot bulk carrier, sits aground under the Thousand Islands Bridge near Alexandria Bay, New York, April 20, 2015. (U.S. Coast Guard photo)CLEVELAND – The Coast Guard is responding to a 621-foot bulk carrier which ran aground in the vicinity of Wellesley Island, in the St. Lawrence River, New York, Monday. The motor vessel is aground and taking on water in one of the forward...

Coast Guard rescues 5 in two separate incidents near Alexandria Bay, N.Y.

Coast Guard rescues 5 in two separate incidents near Alexandria Bay, N.Y.
CLEVELAND – The Coast Guard rescued five individuals in two separate incidents near Alexandria Bay, New York, in the past 24 hours. At about 3:30 p.m., Friday, a swimmer who was too tired to get back to shore signaled distress to a boat crew from Coast Guard Station Alexandria Bay, aboard a 25-foot response boat. The boat crew pulled the swimmer, a Canadian citizen, out of the water and returned...

Coast Guard assists after vessel catches on fire near Keewaydin State Park in upstate New York

Coast Guard assists after vessel catches on fire near Keewaydin State Park in upstate New York
CLEVELAND — The Coast Guard assisted boaters aboard a vessel after it caught fire near Keewaydin State Park in upstate New York, Thursday morning. At about 8:15 a.m., the Coast Guard responded to a report of a boat on fire in the American Narrows on the St. Lawrence River near Wellesley Island, New York. The boat operator called Coast Guard Station Alexandria Bay, New York, directly and a rescue...

Coast Guard conducts medical evacuations in New York and Michigan

Coast Guard conducts medical evacuations in New York and Michigan
CLEVELAND — The Coast Guard conducted two separate medical evacuations; a woman aboard a tour boat near Alexandria Bay, New York, and a man involved in a diving accident near Saugatuck, Michigan, Saturday. At about 11:30 a.m., a boat crew, aboard a 25-foot response boat from Coast Guard Station Holland, Michigan, and an air crew from Coast Guard Air Facility Muskegon, Michigan, responded to the...