Coast Guard searching for New Jersey fishing boat after receiving emergency beacon alert

CGC Vigorous File PhotoBOSTON – The Coast Guard is searching for a New Jersey-based fishing vessel and its crew off the coast of Rockport, Mass., after receiving an alert from the boat’s emergency beacon Monday, November 08, 2010. The Coast Guard Fifth District Command Center in Portsmouth, Va., received an alert from a 406 MHz emergency position indicating radio beacon on board the 140-foot fishing...

Coast Guard Cutter Reliance to hold change of command

PORTSMOUTH, N.H. – Cmdr. Michael L. Gatlin will relieve Cmdr. Gregory A. Burg as commanding officer of the Coast Guard Cutter Reliance during a change of command ceremony at the Portsmouth Naval Shipyard in Portsmouth, N.H., July 20, 2010 at 10 a.m.

Coast Guard Terminates Illegal Fishing Voyage Off Montauk

Montauk, N.Y. – The crew of Coast Guard Cutter Vigorous boarded the fishing vessel Anna Mary today, about 30 miles off the coast of Montauk, N.Y., and terminated the voyage.

Coast Guard Cutter Reliance returns home following Caribbean patrol

KITTERY, Maine— The Coast Guard Cutter Reliance returned to its homeport at the Portsmouth Naval Ship Yard here Friday following a 54-day patrol of the Caribbean.

Coast Guard Cutter Reliance crew volunteers with Jamaican community

MONETGO BAY, Jamaica – A Portsmouth, N.H.-based Coast Guard cutter crew painted two community centers June 6, 2009, while on a mid-patrol break here.

Coast Guard repatriates 35 Haitian migrants

Editors note: This story clarifies news reports concerning the Coast Guard’s role during an at-sea interdiction involving alleged migrant smugglers in command of an overloaded vessel with more than 100 Haitian migrants aboard. MIAMI – The Coast Guard Cutter Reliance repatriated 35 Haitian migrants to Cap Haitien, Haiti, Wednesday, after a dangerously overloaded vessel with more than 100...

Portsmouth Coast Guard crew returns home after New England fisheries patrol

Portsmouth, N.H. ?The crew of the U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Reliance returned to homeport here Monday following a two-month fisheries law enforcement patrol off the New England coast.

Disabled fishing boat towed to safety

BOSTON – The New York-based fishing vessel Gabby G is safely moored in Point Judith, R.I., today after two Coast Guard units towed it back to port.

Coast Guard towing disabled fishing boat Southeast of Nantucket

BOSTON- A Coast Guard rescue crew is towing a New York-based fishing boat to safety today after the crew encountered engine problems about 115 miles southeast of Nantucket, Mass.