Coast Guard protects ‘Old Ironsides’ during turnaround voyage in Boston Harbor

Coast Guard protects ‘Old Ironsides’ during turnaround voyage in Boston Harbor
BOSTON — Coast Guard Station Boston law enforcement teams provide security for the USS Constitution, Friday, Oct. 20, 2017 as it sails in Boston Harbor. The USS Constitution originally launched in 1797 and is the oldest commissioned warship afloat in the world. U.S. Coast Guard photos by Petty Officer 3rd Class Andrew Barresi. googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display('div-gpt-ad-1461251439213-0');...

Coast Guard, local agencies end search for missing kayaker off Revere

Coast Guard, local agencies end search for missing kayaker off Revere
Coast Guard 45-Foot Response Boat-Medium file photo BOSTON — Coast Guard, state, and local agency search crews found the body of missing kayaker Craig Dustin, Sr. near Beachmont area of Revere, Wednesday. At about 9:45 a.m., the search crews found Dustin’s kayak washed ashore near Winthrop Parkway in Revere with his wallet inside. Dustin was last seen at about 11 a.m., Tuesday, when he departed...

Coast Guard, state, locals continue search for kayaker in Saugus, Mass.

Coast Guard, state, locals continue search for kayaker in Saugus, Mass.
BOSTON — The Coast Guard, Massachusetts State Police, and multiple local agencies are continuing to search the shore and water Wednesday morning for a man who failed to return from a kayaking trip in the Saugus River on Tuesday. Craig Dustin Sr., 72, from Saugus, was last seen at about 11 a.m. Tuesday when he departed from a boat ramp near Fox Hill Yacht Club in Saugus. When Dustin failed to return...

Building Bright Futures in Boston

Building Bright Futures in Boston
Students from a Boston Public School sit in a newly finished boat at the Community Boat Building workshop in Boston, Tuesday, November 15, 2016.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Cynthia Oldham) Story and photos by Petty Officer 2nd Class Cynthia Oldham Walking into the Community Boat Building center is an instant escape from the city. The smell of newly sanded wood introduces the...

Coast Guard Station Boston rescues 6 from sunken boat in Boston Harbor

Coast Guard Station Boston rescues 6 from sunken boat in Boston Harbor
BOSTON — A crew from Coast Guard Station Boston rescued six people Sunday morning after their boat sank near Castle Island in Dorchester Bay. At approximately 1:30 a.m., watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Boston received notification from the Massachusetts State Police stating they received a distress call via 911 of a boat sinking in Dorchester Bay. A 45-foot rescue boat crew from Station Boston...

Coast Guard, police searching for boy missing from beach in South Boston

Coast Guard, police searching for boy missing from beach in South Boston
BOSTON – The Coast Guard, state, and local police are searching for an 8-year-old boy Tuesday who was last seen near the L Street Bathhouse in South Boston. The boy was reported missing at about 3 p.m. by a parent, who said he was missing for about an hour before they called the state police for help. He is reported to be wearing bright yellow shorts. Coast Guard Response boat crews from Coast Guard...

Hull Lifesaving Museum honors Coast Guard couple

Hull Lifesaving Museum honors Coast Guard couple
Senior Chief Petty Officer Eric Brown and Chief Petty Officer Amy Petersen Brown are presented the Newmyer Maritime Heritage Award at the Hull Lifesaving Museum in Hull, Massachusetts.  U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Cynthia Oldham BOSTON — A Coast Guard husband and wife were presented the Newmyer Maritime Heritage Award Wednesday during a ceremony at the Hull Lifesaving Museum...

Coast Guard, local police halt, arrest drunk boaters in Boston Harbor

Coast Guard, local police halt, arrest drunk boaters in Boston Harbor
BOSTON — The Coast Guard and the Massachusetts Environmental Police responded Wednesday to three men drunk aboard a boat in Boston Harbor. A 29-foot response boat crew from Coast Guard Station Boston was underway near Long Warf, in Boston Harbor, when the crew observed a nearby 25-foot boat, with three men aboard, driving in circles. “The boat was not going anywhere and moving irregularly, when...

Coast Guard responds to medical emergency in Boston Harbor

Coast Guard responds to medical emergency in Boston Harbor
BOSTON — The Coast Guard medically assisted a 50 year-old male Saturday night. The passenger vessel Aurora contacted Coast Guard Sector Boston watchstanders at approximately 6:30 p.m. Saturday, reporting a passenger was suffering from chest pains and needed immediate medical attention. A Coast Guard 45-foot Response Boat crew from Station Boston launched with a Boston EMS paramedic aboard. Once...