Coast Guard Cutter Juniper crew to return home after 53-day Arctic patrol

Coast Guard Cutter Juniper crew to return home after 53-day Arctic patrol
BOSTON — The Newport, R.I., based 225-foot Coast Guard Cutter Juniper is scheduled to return home after a 53-day Arctic patrol, Sunday at 9 a.m. The Patrol was in part of Operation Nanook, a patrol designed to enhance interoperability with international forces and to provide the experience of working and responding to incidents in the harsh Arctic environment. During patrol, the Juniper conducted...

Coast Guard Cutter Juniper deploys to Arctic region for joint operation

Coast Guard Cutter Juniper deploys to Arctic region for joint operation
BOSTON — The Newport, R.I., based Coast Guard Cutter Juniper is deploying to the Arctic today to conduct maritime safety and security exchanges with the Canadian navy and coast guard along with elements of the Danish navy. During the deployment, Juniper will participate in various elements of Operation Nanook. The operation is in the northernmost region of the high Arctic in the vicinity of Baffin...

Coast Guard ready for Boston Harborfest, War of 1812 bicentennial

Coast Guard ready for Boston Harborfest, War of 1812 bicentennial
BOSTON — The Coast Guard will participate in Boston’s Fleet Week and Boston Harborfest 2012, commemorating the War of 1812, scheduled to begin June 28 through July 6, 2012. The 31st annual Boston Harborfest will commence during the opening ceremony scheduled for Thursday, paying tribute to the war’s bicentennial. During this time, Rear Adm. Daniel B. Abel, commander of the 1st Coast...

Coast Guard commemorates Titanic Centennial in Boston

BOSTON — In commemoration of the sinking of the Titanic 100 years ago, the U.S. Coast Guard, Titanic Historical Society, Titanic International Society, and Titanic Museum Attractions hosted a wreath and rose petal blessing in Boston. Five donated wreaths and 1.5 million dried rose petals will depart Boston aboard Coast Guard Cutter Juniper to be dedicated and placed at sea over the Titanic’s...

Coast Guard crews rescue two mariners after vessel sinks near Point Judith Harbor

USCG file photoPOINT JUDITH, Rhode Island — U.S. Coast Guard crews rescued two mariners after the fishing vessel Damariscotta sank near Point Judith, Jan. 3, 2011. Coast Guard crews recovered the mariners after escorting the 45-foot vessel seven miles into Point Judith Harbor. Coast Guard Sector Southeastern New England watchstanders received a distress call from the captain of the vessel stating...