Coast Guard, locals search for missing clammer near Long Cove, Maine

Coast Guard, locals search for missing clammer near Long Cove, Maine
47-Foot Motor Lifeboat file photo by Chief Mark Coady BOSTON — The Coast Guard, Knox County Sheriff’s Office, and Maine Marine Patrol are searching for a missing man Friday who did not return from a clamming trip near Long Cove Thursday evening. Missing is 33-year-old Paul Benner.. A family member alerted the Department of Public Safety in Augusta, Maine, to the situation Thursday, resulting...

Coast Guard honors Maine Marine Patrol Officers for valiant service, heroic actions

Coast Guard honors Maine Marine Patrol Officers for valiant service, heroic actions
Governor Paul R. LePage and Rear Adm. Steve Poulin award Specialist Corrie Roberts the Silver Lifesaving Medal at the Maine State House in Augusta, Maine Tuesday, March 28, 2017.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Andrew Barresi) BOSTON — The Governor of Maine and the Commander of the First Coast Guard District presented the Silver Lifesaving Medal and Certificate of Valor to two...

Coast Guard Cutter Seneca returns home after 64-day deployment

Coast Guard Cutter Seneca returns home after 64-day deployment
BOSTON — The crew of Coast Guard Cutter Seneca returned to their homeport here today after a 64-day deployment. The crew of the Seneca completed Tailored Ships Training Availability (TSTA), served as a primary Search and Rescue Response asset along the eastern seaboard, and conducted fisheries enforcement boardings from South Carolina to Maine. During the patrol, the crew responded to the Motor Vessel...

Coast Guard ends search kayaker found safe

Coast Guard ends search kayaker found safe
BOSTON – The Coast Guard ended its search for a missing kayaker after he was found safe kayaking between Stinson Neck and Sheep Island near Stonington, Maine at 1:15 p.m. on Friday. An MH-60 helicopter crew from Coast Guard Air Station Cape Cod, Mass. located the kayaker and relayed his position to a Maine Marine Patrol vessel. The MMP arrived on-scene and confirmed the kayaker to be Matt Grabowski. Watchstanders...

Coast Guard Cutter Seneca teams with Maine Marine Patrol for joint operation

Coast Guard Cutter Seneca - Coast Guard photo by Petty Office Connie TerrellBOOTH BAY, Maine – U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Seneca crews recently participated in two days of joint operations with the Maine Marine Patrol, teaming to conduct 10 law enforcement boardings of fishing vessels between Cape Elizabeth and Booth Bay, Maine, starting Feb. 5, 2011. The partnership combined two different, but...

Coast Guard suspends search for missing fishermen

LUBEC, Maine — The Coast Guard suspended its search at about 5:30 p.m. today, for the crewmen of the Bottom Basher who have been missing since Tuesday night.

U.S and Canadian forces searching for crewmembers of sunken Maine fishing boat

LUBEC, Maine —The Coast Guard is searching for an overdue fishing vessel that was last seen fishing in the areas of Cobscook and Straight Bay, Maine, at 1:00 p.m. on Tuesday, October 20, 2009. The initial notification of potential trouble was made by a concerned party through 911 at around 10 p.m..

Coast Guard responds to bomb threat directed at Maine ferry

BOSTON – The Coast Guard responded today to a false report of a bomb onboard the ferry Cat, in Bar Harbor, Maine. At about 8 a.m., a 911 dispatcher notified the Coast Guard that someone had called in the threat. Coast Guard Sector Northern New England, the Federal Bureau of Investigation, Maine Marine Patrol, Maine State Police, Customs and Border Patrol, and other state and local agencies responded. googletag.cmd.push(function()...