Coast Guard, local partners respond to disabled cruise ship in Buzzards Bay

Coast Guard, local partners respond to disabled cruise ship in Buzzards Bay
The cruise ship Star Pride in Buzzards Bay, Mass Friday, Sept. 7, 2018, from Air Station Cape Cod’s HC-144 Ocean Sentry. (U.S. Coast Guard photo) BOSTON — Coast Guard crews and the Buzzards Bay Task Force launched Friday after the cruise ship, Star Pride, became disabled about two miles off the coast of Cuttyhunk. The captain of the Star Pride called watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Southeastern...

Coast Guard receives recognition from Rhode Island Lt. Gov. in honor of Coast Guard Auxiliary Day

Coast Guard receives recognition from Rhode Island Lt. Gov. in honor of Coast Guard Auxiliary Day
Rhode Island Lt. Gov. Dan McKee stands with members of the U.S. Coast Guard at the State Capitol building in Providence. (Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Zachary Hupp) PROVIDENCE, RI — Rhode Island Lt. Gov. Dan McKee presented plaques to the Coast Guard Sector Southeastern New England Deputy Commander Tuesday, at the State Capitol building in recognition of Coast Guard Auxiliary Day. Earlier...

Coast Guard Sector Southeastern New England holds change-of-command ceremony

Coast Guard Sector Southeastern New England holds change-of-command ceremony
Coast Guard Capt. Christian Glander assumes command of Sector Southeastern New England from Capt. Richard Schultz during a formal ceremony, Thursday, July 19, 2018 at Station Cape Cod Canal in Sandwich, Massachusetts.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Auxiliarist Margie Joseph) BOSTON – Capt. Christian Glander assumed command of Coast Guard  Sector Southeastern New England from Capt. Richard Schultz,...

Coast Guard rescues 80-year-old in Rhode Island

Coast Guard rescues 80-year-old in Rhode Island
Coast Guard Station Castle Hill 45-Foot Response Boat-Medium file photo BOSTON — The Coast Guard rescued an 80-year-old man Monday after he set sail from Cuttyhunk to New Bedford and didn’t check-in as expected. Peter Horan’s caretaker called watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Southeastern New England at about 11:45 a.m. reporting that Horan was missing in his 34-foot cabin cruiser,...

Coast Guard Academy cadets help save Right Whales

Coast Guard Academy cadets help save Right Whales
U.S. Coast Guard Academy First Class Cadets Ainsley Fruhwirth and Zoe Bolling show off their capstone project that works to give mariners a current location of right whales in their area using technology, Feb. 13, 2018.U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Lauren Laughlin. New London, CT – Right whales are dying. Only around 430 right whales remain. Scientists predict that right whales...

Northeast Coast Guard units prepare for nor’easter, warn of dangerous marine conditions

Northeast Coast Guard units prepare for nor’easter, warn of dangerous marine conditions
Petty Officers Hayden Hunt and Derek Berkley, from Coast Guard Sector Boston, conduct a pre-storm assessment Monday, March 12, 2018. U.S. Coast Guard photo. BOSTON — The Coast Guard is conducting pre-storm assessments Monday and advising mariners and the public along the coasts of Rhode Island, Massachusetts, the Cape and Islands to exercise caution Monday night through Tuesday as a winter storm...

Coast Guard rescues 4 off Martha’s Vineyard

Coast Guard rescues 4 off Martha's Vineyard
Coast Guard Air Station Cape Cod MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter File Photo BOSTON — A Coast Guard Air Station Cape Cod aircrew rescued four people from a sinking fishing boat Wednesday, about 18 miles south of Martha’s Vineyard. The captain of the vessel Sea Star radioed watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Southeastern New England at about 6:20 p.m., reporting their vessel was taking on water, listing...

Coast Guard concludes Buzzards Bay Ports and Waterways Safety Assessment workshop

Coast Guard concludes Buzzards Bay Ports and Waterways Safety Assessment workshop
Boston — The Coast Guard wrapped up the two-day Buzzards Bay Ports and Waterways Safety Assessment Workshop Thursday at the Towneplace Suites Marriott in Wareham. Participants convened in Wareham on February 7-8 for a structured workshop with facilitated sessions aimed to ensure the environmental protection and safe navigation of the Buzzards Bay waterway system. A final report stating the risks...

Coast Guard suspends search for overdue kayaker in Providence River, RI

Coast Guard suspends search for overdue kayaker in Providence River, RI
Coast Guard Station Castle Hill 45-Foot Response Boat-Medium file photo BOSTON — The Coast Guard has suspended its search Saturday at 5:41 p.m. for a missing kayaker on the Providence River near Conimicut Point, Rhode Island. Missing is Michael Perry from Warwick, Rhode Island. At approximately 5 p.m. Friday, Coast Guard Sector Southeastern New England watchstanders were notified via 911 dispatch...