Coast Guard Station Scituate to open for 2016 summer boating season

Station ScituateBOSTON — 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 boating safety along the South Shore,” according to Petty Officer Sean Newman, the station’s operations petty officer.

Chief Warrant Officer Robert Canepa, commanding officer of Coast Guard Station Allerton in Hull is also the commanding officer of the seasonal station in Scituate.

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