Coast Guard, local mariners respond to assist 24 aboard disabled ferry near Littlejohn Island, ME

Coast Guard, local mariners respond to assist 24 aboard disabled ferry near Littlejohn Island, ME
BOSTON — The Coast Guard partnered with a good Samaritan Friday to help 24 people aboard a 56-foot disabled passenger ferry east of Littlejohn Island, Maine. A crewmember aboard the ferry Pied Piper notified watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Northern New England in Portland, Maine, at about 10:30 a.m. reporting they were disabled, unable to hold anchor, and drifting toward shore. googletag.cmd.push(function()...

Coast Guard conducts medevac south of Cordova

Coast Guard conducts medevac south of Cordova
JUNEAU, Alaska — Coast Guard Air Station Kodiak personnel medevaced an ailing crewmember from a fishing vessel more than 200 miles south of Cordova Tuesday evening. A Coast Guard MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew forward-deployed to Cordova and a Coast Guard HC-130 Hercules airplane crew from Kodiak took off after the crew of 130-foot fishing vessel Retriever called 17th Coast Guard District watchstanders...

Coast Guard Cutter Vigorous returns from 50-day patrol

USCG file photoCAPE MAY, N.J. — The Coast Guard Cutter Vigorous is scheduled to return to its homeport of Cape May following a 50-day training and fisheries law enforcement patrol in the north Atlantic Ocean Wednesday. The crew of the Vigorous began its deployment in late September by completing three weeks of training at Naval Station Mayport, Fla. Coast Guard cutters undergo rigorous Tailored...

Coast Guard Ends Search after Vessel and Crew Found

CGC Vigorous File Photo BOSTON – The Coast Guard has ended their search for the crew of the 140-foot fishing vessel Retriever who are now en route to Portland, Maine, Monday, November 08, 2010. The owner of the Retriever contacted the First Coast Guard District Command Center in Boston and reported he had spoken with the mater of the vessel who said the vessel was not in distress. The master stated...

Coast Guard searching for New Jersey fishing boat after receiving emergency beacon alert

CGC Vigorous File PhotoBOSTON – The Coast Guard is searching for a New Jersey-based fishing vessel and its crew off the coast of Rockport, Mass., after receiving an alert from the boat’s emergency beacon Monday, November 08, 2010. The Coast Guard Fifth District Command Center in Portsmouth, Va., received an alert from a 406 MHz emergency position indicating radio beacon on board the 140-foot fishing...