Coast Guard Cutter Grand Isle to return to homeport in Gloucester

BOSTON — The Coast Guard Cutter Grand Isle crew is scheduled to return home after a 7-month overhaul in the Coast Guard Yard, located in Baltimore, Md., at 3 p.m., Friday. The Grand Isle is a 110-foot Island Class Patrol Boat. Major work completed on the Grand Isle included the replacement of one diesel engine, two new shafts, two new propellers, two new rudders, two new stabilizing fins, a new...

Coast Guard assisting disabled fishing boat to port

BOSTON – The Coast Guard Cutter Grand Isle is towing a 38-foot fishing vessel to Provincetown, Mass., after it became disabled about 23 miles north of Provincetown, June 7, 2011. The Grand Isle, homeported in Gloucester, Mass., began towing the Provincetown-based Knot A Care after Coast Guard Sector Boston received notification at 5:30 p.m., that the vessel’s crew was unable to start the engines...

Coast Guard crews tow fishing vessel to Boston

U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Seneca tows the disabled fishing vessel Meridian towards Boston. U.S. Coast Guard photo BOSTON – U.S. Coat Guard Cutter Seneca crews towed the fishing vessel Meridian safely back to Boston, Feb. 22, 2011. Rescue crews brought the Meridian crew to President Roads deep-water anchorages at 7:30 a.m., concluding a 35-hour operation. The Meridian contacted Coast Guard watchstanders...

Coast Guard ends search in Narragansett

BOSTON — The Coast Guard has ended its search, Mon., Aug. 30, 2010, for the 25-year old man who fell in the Narragansett Bay, R.I., Sun. 29, 2010.