Coast Guard Cutter Juniper Skims oil in the Gulf of Mexico

By Ensign Andrew Kauffman The Coast Guard Cutter Juniper, homeported in Newport, R.I., began oil-skimming operations off the Florida and Alabama coasts June 11, 2010, in support of the Mobile Offshore Drilling Unit Deepwater Horizon oil spill.

Coast Guard Cutter Juniper to hold change of command

NEWPORT, R.I. – A change of command ceremony is scheduled for the Coast Guard Cutter Juniper at the Newport Naval Station Pier two, 10 a.m., Friday July 31, 2009.

Coast Guard towing disabled New Bedford fishing vessel

BOSTON – A 225-foot Coast Guard cutter is towing a New Bedford, Mass., fishing vessel to safety today, after it became disabled approximately 70 miles east of Chatham, Mass., Wednesday.

Coast Guard examines Patriot using underwater vehicle

BOSTON- Coast Guard crews conducted an underwater examination Friday of the Gloucester, Mass.-based fishing vessel Patriot, which sank Jan. 3, claiming the lives of both crew members aboard.

Coast Guard crews to conduct oil spill exercise in Narragansett Bay

BOSTON – The crew of Coast Guard Cutter Juniper will conduct their annual oil spill recovery exercise in Narragansett Bay in Rhode Island, Friday. The crew of the 225-foot buoy tender CGC Juniper and personnel from local Coast Guard units will depart at 8 a.m., from Pier 2 at Naval Station Newport to conduct training on the Spilled Oil Recovery System. The SORS consists of outrigger arms, fast-sweep...