Cutter Penobscot Bay to arrive in Cleveland

CLEVELAND – The U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Penobscot Bay is scheduled to arrive in Cleveland at approximately 7:30 a.m., Tuesday, December 22, 2009.

USCGC Penobscot Bay Facebook Page

Thanks to a link from the Atlantic Area Director of Operations blog, we’ve discovered the Facebook page for the USCGC Penobscot Bay (WTGB 107).  The Penobscot Bay is homeported in Bayonne, New Jersey but is currently on the way to the Great Lakes for icebreaking operations.

Coast Guard prepares for 2009-2010 icebreaking season

CLEVELAND – The Ninth Coast Guard District is preparing for the 2009-2010 icebreaking season in the Great Lakes.

New Jersey based Coast Guard Cutter to deploy to Great Lakes for ice breaking

NEW YORK — The 19-member crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Penobscot Bay, an ice breaking tug from Bayonne, N.J., is deploying to the waters of the Great Lakes to assist with seasonal ice breaking operations on Dec. 7, 2009.

Coast Guard suspends search in mid-air collision on Hudson

NEW YORK – The Coast Guard has suspended its search for the passengers of two aircraft that collided over the Hudson River around noon today.

Whale freed from fishing gear off Sandy Hook, N.J., coast

NEW YORK-The humpback whale entangled in fishing gear was freed this afternoon off the coast of Sandy Hook, N.J., at approximately 4:39 p.m.

Coast Guard continues to enforce security zone around entangled whale

NEW YORK – The Coast Guard Cutter Penobscot Bay will remain overnight to enforce a 500-yard safety zone around a humpback whale entangled in a lobster pot and netting eight miles east of Sandy Hook near the approach to Ambrose Channel.

Coast Guard establishes 500-yard safety zone around entangled humpback whale

NEW YORK – The Coast Guard is enforcing a 500-yard safety zone around a humpback whale entangled in a lobster pot and netting eight miles east of Sandy Hook near the approach to Ambrose Channel.

Ship rams pier at fuel containment facility

NEW YORK- The Coast Guard is investigating an allision between a ship and a pier at a fuel containment facility in Rensselaer, N.Y., that occurred at approximately, 12:30 p.m., today.