Coast Guard responds to ferry aground in Boston Harbor

Coast Guard responds to ferry aground in Boston Harbor
Coast Guard Station Point Allerton crew members respond during the grounding of the ferry Lightening in Boston Harbor, Friday, Aug. 16, 2019. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Station Point Allerton). BOSTON — Coast Guard, state, and local rescue crews responded to an aground ferry Friday off Long Island in Boston Harbor. At approximately 7:45 a.m., J.P. Vega, operations manager for Boston Harbor Cruises,...

Grounded cruise ship refloated in Boston Harbor

Grounded cruise ship refloated in Boston Harbor
BOSTON — The Majesty, a 113-foot Boston Harbor Cruise ship, was safely refloated Sunday morning after it had run aground near Georges Island Saturday night. At approximately 3:30 a.m., during high tide, a small crew aboard the Majesty was able to restore power and safely move the ship. The plan was approved and supervised by Coast Guard Sector Boston. The commercial salvage vessel Gateway Endeavor...

Coast Guard assists stranded charter vessel

Coast Guard assists stranded charter vessel
BOSTON — Coast Guard crews are assisting a disabled passenger vessel approximately 13 miles east of Nahant, Massachusetts. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Boston received notification at approximately 4:30 p.m. on Monday, that the 83-foot passenger vessel Cetacea had a line entangled in its propeller and was disabled with 163 people aboard. The Coast Guard Cutter Tybee, Coast Guard Cutter Escanaba,...