Coast Guard Station Valdez rescues 2 men near Busby Island, Prince William Sound, Alaska

Coast Guard Station Valdez rescues 2 men near Busby Island, Prince William Sound, Alaska
Coast Guard Station Valdez 45-Foot Response Boat-Medium File Photo KODIAK, Alaska – A Coast Guard Station Valdez Response Boat-Medium boat crew rescued two men from the 21-foot pleasure cruiser Gaillea after it ran aground approximately six miles off Busby Island, in Prince William Sound, Alaska, Saturday morning. A Station Valdez RB-M boat crew and several good Samaritan vessels coordinated efforts...

Coast Guard medevacs man near Destin Jetties

Coast Guard medevacs man near Destin Jetties
Coast Guard 45-foot Response Boat-Medium file photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Amanda Levasseur NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard medevaced a man near Destin, Florida, Sunday. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Station Destin received a distress call on VHF Channel 16 from a man on a personal watercraft suffering a shoulder injury near the Destin Jetties. Station Destin launched a 45-foot Response Boat–Medium...

Coast Guard Station Milford Haven receives service’s 146th Response Boat – Medium

Coast Guard Station Milford Haven receives service's 146th Response Boat - Medium
PORTSMOUTH, Va. — The crew of Coast Guard Station Milford Haven accepted delivery of the station’s newest asset, a 45-foot Response Boat – Medium, Thursday, which represents the 146th boat in a fleet of 170 being delivered to the service. The RB-M will replace the aging fleet of 41-foot Utility Boats (UTB) and assorted non-standard boats being used at Coast Guard stations throughout...

Coast Guard Station Tybee Island receives new response boat

Coast Guard Station Tybee Island receives new response boat
TYBEE ISLAND, Ga. — Members of Coast Guard Station Tybee Island held a ceremony at the station Tuesday to recognize the arrival of their newest response boat. Along with the Station Tybee Island crew, members from Coast Guard Sector Charleston, the Coast Guard Auxiliary, the mayor of Savannah, Ga., the pro tempore mayor of Tybee and representatives from local agencies attended the ceremony. Following...

Coast Guard Station Georgetown crew receive new response boat

Coast Guard Station Georgetown crew receive new response boat
GEORGETOWN, S.C. — Coast Guard Station Georgetown hosted a ceremony Thursday, aboard the station to recognize the arrival of the crew’s new Response Boat-Medium. This 45-foot small boat is designed to replace the 1970’s era 41-foot Utility Boat that is currently assigned to Coast Guard Station Georgetown. This delivery is the second of five boats that will be delivered to Coast Guard Sector...

Coast Guard Station Michigan City accepts new, more capable response boat

Coast Guard Station Michigan City accepts new, more capable response boat
MILWAUKEE — The crew of Coast Guard Station Michigan City, Ind., took delivery Thursday of the station’s new 45-foot Response Boat-Medium, built by Marinette Marine, of Manitowoc, Wis. Media note: The station crew will now begin getting familiar with the operation of the new boat and will promote an opportunity to host media and conduct ride-alongs and interviews at a later date. The RB-M can respond...

St. Ignace Coast Guard station accepts new, more capable response boat

St. Ignace Coast Guard station accepts new, more capable response boat
ST. IGNACE, Mich. — The crew of Coast Guard Station St. Ignace, Mich., took delivery Monday of the station’s new 45-foot Response Boat-Medium. The station crew will be running tests on the new boat out of the St. Ignace Harbor within Lake Huron, experiencing its advanced capabilities. With 825 boiler horsepower, the RB-M can respond faster than previous boats of similar size and has a top speed...

Toledo Coast Guard station accepts new, more capable response boat

Toledo Coast Guard station accepts new, more capable response boat
CLEVELAND — The crew of Coast Guard Station Toledo, Ohio, took delivery Wednesday of the station’s new 45-foot Response Boat-Medium, built by Marinette Marine, of Manitowoc, Wis. Media note: The station crew will now begin getting familiar with the operation of the new boat and will promote an opportunity to host media and conduct ride-alongs and interviews at a later date. The RB-M can respond...

Buffalo Coast Guard station accepts new, more capable response boat

BUFFALO, N.Y. — The crew of Coast Guard Station Buffalo, N.Y., took delivery Thursday of the station’s new 45-foot Response Boat-Medium, built by Marinette Marine, of Manitowoc, Wis. The station crew has been running tests on the new boat out of the Buffalo’s Outer Harbor, demonstrating its advanced capabilities. The RB-M can respond faster than previous boats of similar size with a top speed...