Coast Guard Station Gloucester crews rescue 40 aboard Yankee Patriot II

Coast Guard Station Gloucester crews rescue 40 aboard Yankee Patriot II
Crews from Coast Guard Station Gloucester rescued 40 people aboard the Yankee Patriot II in the Gloucester harbor on July 7, 2021.  (U.S. Coast Guard Courtesy photo) BOSTON — Coast Guard Station Gloucester rescued 40 people aboard the fishing charter Yankee Patriot II Wednesday after a reported engine fire. At approximately 8:40 a.m., Station Gloucester received a call on Channel 16 that the fishing...

Heavy weather breaks barge free from mooring in Gloucester Harbor

Heavy weather breaks barge free from mooring in Gloucester Harbor
BOSTON — The Coast Guard and Gloucester harbormaster responded Sunday to a grounded barge on Niles Beach in Gloucester Harbor. High winds and heavy seas caused the barge, owned by Charter, to break free from its moorings at about 3:30 p.m. The grounded barge is one of three barges being used in dredging operations and has sand, mud, and water aboard. A Coast Guard Station Gloucester boat crew...