Coast Guard crews tow fishing boat from 100 miles off Boston

Coast Guard crews tow fishing boat from 100 miles off Boston
Coast Guard Cutter Escanaba tows a disabled fishing vessel.  (U.S. Coast Guard Photo by crew of Escanaba) BOSTON – The crews of the Coast Guard Cutters Escanaba and Key Largo, and a 47-foot Motor Life Boat crew from Coast Guard  Station Point Allerton, assisted four people Wednesday who were aboard a disabled fishing vessel 97 miles east of Boston. This is the Escanaba’s fourth tow of a disabled...

Coast Guard encourages preventative measures for moored and anchored vessels

ASTORIA, Ore. — The Coast Guard encourages owners and operators of vessels anchored or moored in Oregon and Washington states to conduct preventative maintenance in anticipation of severe winter weather conditions. The Coast Guard is providing this information to the public after responding to three vessels which sank at their docks, while moored, due to heavy rains. Pollution violations caused by...

Coast Guard encourages boaters to check vessels during winter

JUNEAU – The Coast Guard encourages owners and operators who have vessels moored to piers throughout Southeast Alaska to conduct preventative maintenance prior to winter weather conditions.