Coast Guard boat crew recognized for quick response

PORTLAND, Maine (D1 Public Affairs) – Four Coast Guardsmen were presented with awards Tuesday at Coast Guard Station Eastport for their actions when the 80-foot Eastport-based vessel Sylvina W. Beal ran hard aground south of Indian Island near New Brunswick, Canada, June 23, 2008. Capt. James B. McPherson, the commander of Coast Guard Sector Northern New England, presented rescue boat coxswain...