Coast Guard Station Scituate closes for season

Coast Guard Station Scituate closes for season
BOSTON— Coast Guard Station Scituate conducted its annual closure Monday and is tentatively set to reopen on May 22, 2017. With Station Situate closed for the year, the crews return to Coast Guard Station Point Allerton in Hull, their home duty station.                       Most cases in the area of Scituate occur between the months of May and September. Due to this reduced...

Coast Guard and local agencies respond to person in the water near Hull, Mass.

Coast Guard and local agencies respond to person in the water near Hull, Mass.
Boston — Coast Guard and local agencies responded to reports of people in the water in the vicinity of Peddocks Island and Hull Gut Friday evening. At approximately 10:44 p.m. the Hull Harbormaster called Coast Guard watchstanders to report a possible person in the water. The Coast Guard Sector Boston command center dispatched a 47-foot motor life boat crew from Coast Guard Station Point Allerton...

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...

Coast Guard rescues couple off Rocky Beach

Coast Guard rescues couple off Rocky Beach
BOSTON — Coast Guard crews located a missing couple this morning who went failed to return from rafting on Monday in Cohasset. At about 4 a.m. Tuesday, the MH-60 Jayhawk air crew from Coast Guard Air Station Cape Cod spotted the couple about eight nautical miles northwest of Rocky Beach.  A Coast Guard Station Point Allerton 29-foot response boat crew arrived on scene and brought the couple aboard....

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, good Samaritan respond to sinking tug in Boston Harbor, 3 saved

Coast Guard, good Samaritan respond to sinking tug in Boston Harbor, 3 saved
BOSTON — The Coast Guard and the Boston Harbor Pilots Association responded to the 55-foot tug boat Emily Anne taking on water with three people aboard Tuesday about 5 miles east of Deer Island in Boston Harbor. The captain aboard Emily Anne contacted watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Boston to report Emily Anne suffered a breech in its hull and was taking on water in the North Channel entrance...

Town of Hull, Mass., becomes newest official Coast Guard City

Town of Hull, Mass., becomes newest official Coast Guard City
Rear Adm. Linda Fagan, commander of the Coast Guard’s First District, presents the Hull town manager, Philip E. Lemnios, the official “Coast Guard City” proclamation on Thursday, Nov. 12, 2015, at the Hull Lifesaving Museum. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Lt. Karen Kutkiewicz) BOSTON – A ceremony designating the Town of Hull as the nation’s twenty first Coast Guard City was held Thursday...

Coast Guard closes seasonal boat stations, response capabilities remain intact

Coast Guard closes seasonal boat stations, response capabilities remain intact
Coast Guard Scituate, Scituate, Mass., closes for the season, Thursday, Sept. 10. 2015. Coast Guard Station Scituate was established in 1936. (U.S. Coast Guard Photo by crew of Station Scituate) BOSTON — The Coast Guard closed Coast Guard Station Scituate Thursday and Coast Guard Station Block Island Wednesday for the end of the summer boating season, and plan to reopen both seasonal stations...

Coast Guard crews tow fishing boat from 100 miles off Boston

Coast Guard crews tow fishing boat from 100 miles off Boston
Coast Guard Cutter Escanaba tows a disabled fishing vessel.  (U.S. Coast Guard Photo by crew of Escanaba) BOSTON – The crews of the Coast Guard Cutters Escanaba and Key Largo, and a 47-foot Motor Life Boat crew from Coast Guard  Station Point Allerton, assisted four people Wednesday who were aboard a disabled fishing vessel 97 miles east of Boston. This is the Escanaba’s fourth tow of a disabled...