Coast Guard to open seasonal stations in the Northeast Memorial Day weekend

Coast Guard to open seasonal stations in the Northeast Memorial Day weekend
BOSTON — The Coast Guard is scheduled to open Stations Scituate, Block Island, and Fishers Island Friday and will remain open through Labor Day. The stations’ crews will conduct search and rescue, maritime law enforcement, and recreational boating safety missions. Each station is equipped with response boats and crews able to respond to maritime emergencies. googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display('div-gpt-ad-1461251439213-0');...

Seasonal Stations Scituate, Block Island, Fishers Island open for 2018 boating season

Seasonal Stations Scituate, Block Island, Fishers Island open for 2018 boating season
Seasonal Station Scituate file photo BOSTON — Coast Guard Stations Scituate, Block Island, and Fishers Island opened Friday and will remain open through Labor Day. The stations’ crews will conduct search and rescue, maritime law enforcement, and recreational boating safety missions. Each station is equipped with 29-foot response boats and crews able to respond 24 hours a day. Chief Warrant Officer...

Coast Guard Station Fishers Island conducts seasonal closure

Coast Guard Station Fishers Island conducts seasonal closure
New London, Conn. — Coast Guard Station Fishers Island, located on the southwestern side of Fishers Island, N.Y., conducted its annual seasonal closure Sept. 3, 2013. Station Fishers Island, a search and rescue detachment, operates during the boating season from Memorial Day through Labor Day. During the off-season, maritime response capabilities are transferred to its primary command, Coast Guard...