Coast Guard consolidates two stations in Minnesota and Michigan

Coast Guard consolidates two stations in Minnesota and Michigan
Cleveland – The Coast Guard has consolidated two seasonal stations on the Great Lakes. Consolidating these seasonal stations will not affect the ability of the multi-asset, multi-agency search-and-rescue system across the Great Lakes to respond to emergencies or increase risk to the boating public. Stations North Superior and Holland have been seasonally staffed between Memorial Day and Labor...

Coast Guard seasonal stations open for Great Lakes boating season

Coast Guard seasonal stations open for Great Lakes boating season
Cleveland – The Coast Guard opened up seasonal stations this weekend in order compliment year round Coast Guard stations. The stations will provide additional assistance to the influx of recreational boaters and will be operational from May 30 to Sept. 5, 2022. The majority of search and rescue cases for which the Coast Guard has the responsibility to respond occur between Memorial Day and Labor...

Coast Guard to open seasonal stations in the Northeast Memorial Day weekend

Coast Guard to open seasonal stations in the Northeast Memorial Day weekend
BOSTON — The Coast Guard is scheduled to open Stations Scituate, Block Island, and Fishers Island Friday and will remain open through Labor Day. The stations’ crews will conduct search and rescue, maritime law enforcement, and recreational boating safety missions. Each station is equipped with response boats and crews able to respond to maritime emergencies. Chief Warrant Officer Terrill Malvesti,...

Coast Guard seasonal Station Scituate to close for winter

Coast Guard seasonal Station Scituate to close for winter
U.S. Coast Guard file photo by crew of Station Scituate BOSTON — Coast Guard seasonal Station Scituate is scheduled to close Friday for the 2017 summer season. The unit is scheduled to re-open prior to the 2018 Memorial Day weekend. The unit closes each year due to reduced boating traffic during the fall and winter. Coast Guard Station Point Allerton, its parent command, will assume duty for all...

Coast Guard seasonal Station Block Island, Rhode Island closes for the winter

Coast Guard seasonal Station Block Island, Rhode Island closes for the winter
Coast Guard 29-foot Response Boat-Small file photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Nicole J. Groll BOSTON — Coast Guard Station Block Island closed Tuesday for the 2017 summer season. It will re-open prior to the 2018 Memorial Day weekend. The unit closes each year due to reduced boating traffic during the fall and winter. Coast Guard Station Point Judith, its parent command, will assume duty for all...

Coast Guard seasonal Stations Scituate, Block Island, East Moriches to open for 2017 boating season

Coast Guard seasonal Stations Scituate, Block Island, East Moriches to open for 2017 boating season
USCG File Photo BOSTON — Seasonal Coast Guard Stations Scituate, Block Island and East Moriches are scheduled to open at the end of May and remain open through Labor Day. The stations’ crews will perform several missions including search and rescue, maritime law enforcement, and recreational boating safety. The stations are each equipped with 29-foot response boats and crews that are available...

Coast Guard Station Scituate closes for season

 Coast Guard Station Scituate closes for season
BOSTON – The seasonal Coast Guard Station Scituate, located in Scituate, Massachusetts, closed today and will re-open on Memorial Day 2015. With Station Situate closed for the year, the crews return to Coast Guard Station Point Allerton in Hull, Massachusetts, their home duty station. Most cases in the area of Scituate occur between the months of May and September, thus the need for a temporary...