Good Samaritan, Coast Guard rescue 2 fishermen near Pembroke, Maine

Good Samaritan, Coast Guard rescue 2 fishermen near Pembroke, Maine
Coast Guard 45-foot Response Boat-Medium file photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Corinne Zilnicki BOSTON — The crew of the fishing boat Alex Shea rescued two fishermen Tuesday afternoon after the fishing boat Born Again began sinking on Cobscook Bay near Pembroke, Maine. At around 11:54 a.m. the captain of Alex Shea issued a distress call after witnessing the Born Again sinking. A 45-foot Response...

Coast Guard investigating possible hoax case in Maine, requesting public assistance

Coast Guard investigating possible hoax case in Maine, requesting public assistance
BOSTON — The Coast Guard is intensifying its investigating into a suspected hoax caller after multiple distress calls were made on VHF-FM Channel 16 last week near Lincolnville, Maine. As part of this investigation, the Coast Guard is seeking the public’s assistance to identify the caller or provide additional information. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Northern New England in Portland,...

Coast Guard Needs Public Assistance in Maine Search and Rescue Case

Portland, Maine – The Coast Guard is seeking the public’s assistance with a search and rescue case that occurred in East Penobscot Bay between Vinalhaven, Maine, and Deer Isle, Maine, Sat., March 6, 2010.

Maritime speed limit imposed near Portsmouth Naval Shipyard

SOUTH PORTLAND, Maine — The Coast Guard has established a five-knot speed limit on the Piscataqua River near the Portsmouth Naval Shipyard on Seavey Island, Maine, October 15 to November 15, 2009, while Navy divers conduct underwater operations there.