Coast Guard seasonal Station Scituate to close for winter

Coast Guard seasonal Station Scituate to close for winter
U.S. Coast Guard file photo by crew of Station Scituate BOSTON — Coast Guard seasonal Station Scituate is scheduled to close Friday for the 2017 summer season. The unit is scheduled to re-open prior to the 2018 Memorial Day weekend. The unit closes each year due to reduced boating traffic during the fall and winter. Coast Guard Station Point Allerton, its parent command, will assume duty for all...

Coast Guard searching for a possible person in the water off Plymouth, Massachusetts

Coast Guard searching for a possible person in the water off Plymouth, Massachusetts
This 10-foot kayak was found off Duxbury Pier Light in Plymouth Harbor, Massachusetts Monday, June 26, 2017.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo) BOSTON — The Coast Guard is searching for a possible person in the water Monday after an overturned kayak was spotted off Duxbury Pier Light (Bug Light), in Plymouth Harbor, Massachusetts. A local fisherman spotted an overturned, unmarked 10-foot lime green kayak...

Coast Guard seasonal Stations Scituate, Block Island, East Moriches to open for 2017 boating season

Coast Guard seasonal Stations Scituate, Block Island, East Moriches to open for 2017 boating season
USCG File Photo BOSTON — Seasonal Coast Guard Stations Scituate, Block Island and East Moriches are scheduled to open at the end of May and remain open through Labor Day. The stations’ crews will perform several missions including search and rescue, maritime law enforcement, and recreational boating safety. The stations are each equipped with 29-foot response boats and crews that are available...

Coast Guard Station Scituate closes for season

Coast Guard Station Scituate closes for season
BOSTON— Coast Guard Station Scituate conducted its annual closure Monday and is tentatively set to reopen on May 22, 2017. With Station Situate closed for the year, the crews return to Coast Guard Station Point Allerton in Hull, their home duty station.                       Most cases in the area of Scituate occur between the months of May and September. Due to this reduced...

Coast Guard Station Scituate to open for 2016 summer boating season

Coast Guard Station Scituate to open for 2016 summer boating season
BOSTON — Coast Guard Station Scituate is scheduled to open Monday for the 2016 summer boating season and will remain open through Labor Day. The station’s crew conducts search and rescue, maritime law enforcement, and recreational boating safety with a 29-foot response boat . The crew are available to respond to an event 24 hours a day. “We are excited to interact with the public and enhance...

Coast Guard closes seasonal boat stations, response capabilities remain intact

Coast Guard closes seasonal boat stations, response capabilities remain intact
Coast Guard Scituate, Scituate, Mass., closes for the season, Thursday, Sept. 10. 2015. Coast Guard Station Scituate was established in 1936. (U.S. Coast Guard Photo by crew of Station Scituate) BOSTON — The Coast Guard closed Coast Guard Station Scituate Thursday and Coast Guard Station Block Island Wednesday for the end of the summer boating season, and plan to reopen both seasonal stations...

Coast Guard Station Scituate closes for season

 Coast Guard Station Scituate closes for season
BOSTON – The seasonal Coast Guard Station Scituate, located in Scituate, Massachusetts, closed today and will re-open on Memorial Day 2015. With Station Situate closed for the year, the crews return to Coast Guard Station Point Allerton in Hull, Massachusetts, their home duty station. Most cases in the area of Scituate occur between the months of May and September, thus the need for a temporary...

Coast Guard assists 15 people from vessel taking on water near Minot’s Ledge, Mass.

Coast Guard assists 15 people from vessel taking on water near Minot's Ledge, Mass.
BOSTON — Coast Guard and local harbormaster crews assisted four adults and 11 children when their vessel began taking on water near Minot’s Ledge, Cohasset, Mass., at approximately 2 p.m., Sunday. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Boston received notification at approximately 1:40 p.m., via VHF channel 16, of a 30-foot pleasure craft rapidly taking on water. Responding were crews from: Coast...

Coast Guard suspends search for missing boater near Marshfield, Mass.

BOSTON – Coast Guard crews suspended their search at 8:30 p.m., Sunday, for a missing boater who was ejected from a moving vessel near Marshfield, Mass., Saturday night. Search and rescue controllers at Coast Guard Sector Boston were contacted by the Marshfield harbormaster at 8:32 p.m., Saturday, with the report. The operator of the vessel was also ejected but was quickly rescued by a nearby...