Coast Guard works to develop a decontamination plan for the ESS Pursuit

The Coast Guard in New Bedford, Mass., is working with multiple state, local, and federal agencies to develop a decontamination plan for the fishing vessel ESS Pursuit today. The fishing vessel is isolated at this time to keep the public away from the hazardous areas on board.

Coast Guard Cutter Ida Lewis to hold change of command ceremony

NEWPORT, R.I.– A change of command ceremony is schedule for the Coast Guard Cutter Ida Lewis Friday at Newport Naval Station pier two, at 10 a.m., in Newport, R.I.