Coast Guard responds to ferry aground in Boston Harbor

Coast Guard responds to ferry aground in Boston Harbor
Coast Guard Station Point Allerton crew members respond during the grounding of the ferry Lightening in Boston Harbor, Friday, Aug. 16, 2019. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Station Point Allerton). BOSTON — Coast Guard, state, and local rescue crews responded to an aground ferry Friday off Long Island in Boston Harbor. At approximately 7:45 a.m., J.P. Vega, operations manager for Boston Harbor Cruises,...

Coast Guard oversees ferry passenger transfer

Coast Guard oversees ferry passenger transfer
A Coast Guard Station Sandy Hook boatcrew oversees the safe transfer of 95 passengers from a grounded ferry, the Whaling City Express, March 23, 2017, near Highlands, New Jersey. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Station Sandy Hook) NEW YORK – Coast Guard Station Sandy Hook oversaw the safe transfer of 95 passengers from a grounded ferry, the Whaling City Express,Thursday, near Highlands, New Jersey. At...

Coast Guard removes passengers from grounded ferry in Hatteras Inlet, NC

Coast Guard removes passengers from grounded ferry in Hatteras Inlet, NC
WILMINGTON, N.C. — The Coast Guard is transferring passengers Saturday off a grounded ferry in Hatteras Inlet. Coast Guard watchstanders were notified at 11:30 a.m. the North Carolina Dept. of Transportation ferry Roanoke was aground. There were three vehicles, five passengers and six crew members aboard the ferry at the time of the grounding. A 24-foot Special Purpose Craft-Shallow Water crew...

Coast Guard responds to ferry run soft-aground near Ocracoke Inlet, NC

Coast Guard responds to ferry run soft-aground near Ocracoke Inlet, NC
USCG file photo by Petty Officer NyxoLyno Cangem PORTSMOUTH, Va. — The Coast Guard responded to a ferry that ran aground Saturday approximately one mile south of Ocracoke, North Carolina. The captain of the 220-foot passenger and vehicle ferry Silver Lake, contacted Coast Guard Sector North Carolina watchstanders via mobile phone at approximately 5 p.m., reporting they drifted into shallow water...

Coast Guard responds to ferry aground in Boston Harbor

Coast Guard responds to ferry aground in Boston Harbor
BOSTON – Coast Guard rescue crews responded to a ferry that ran aground near the Hingham Back River, Mass. at approximately 5:30 p.m. Friday. Watchstanders at the First District Command Center in Boston received a call that the 97-foot passenger ferry Massachusetts had run aground with nine passengers and five crewmembers onboard. A rescue crew from Coast Guard Station Point Allerton arrived...