Coast Guard rescues injured fisherman from Dartmouth, Mass.

BOSTON – A Coast Guard Station Chatham 42-foot response boat rescued an injured fisherman Thursday who severed two of his fingers aboard an 88-foot scallop vessel five miles east of Chatham, Mass.

Coast Guard, guests honor rescue boat’s legacy of service

CHATHAM, Mass. – During a decommissioning ceremony here today, the crew at Coast Guard Station Chatham, Coast Guard Commandant Adm. Thad Allen, and Massachusetts Congressman William Delahunt were among a tent full of guests who said goodbye to the last 44-foot rescue boat in service, turning a page in maritime search and rescue history. The 44-foot motor-life boat, one of nearly 100 of its kind built,...

Coast Guard Announces Retirement of Last 44ft Motor Lifeboat

The Coast Guard has announced that a retirement and decommission ceremony for the Coast Guard’s last 44 foot mootr lifeboat (MLB), 44301, is scheduled for May 8 at Coast Guard Station Chatham, Massachusetts.

Coast Guard crew medevacs fisherman from scallop boat

BOSTON – A Coast Guard boat crew medevaced a fisherman from a New Bedford, Mass., scallop boat about nine miles south of Chatham, Mass., around 10:30 p.m., Sunday.

Coast Guard crew medevacs fisherman from scallop boat

BOSTON – A Coast Guard boat crew medevaced a fisherman from a New Bedford, Mass., scallop boat about nine miles south of Chatham, Mass., around 10:30 p.m., Sunday.

Coast Guard frees grounded fishing boat

BOSTON – The Coast Guard helped a Chatham, Mass., fishing crew today after their 40-foot boat ran aground near Chatham.

Coast Guard tows boat after fire

BOSTON – A Coast Guard crew is towing a 20-foot pleasure boat after it caught fire approximately two miles south of Harwich Port, Mass., today. Coast Guard Station Chatham received a mayday call from the Chapparal around 1 p.m., reporting they had a small engine fire. When the 27-foot rescue boat crew from Station Chatham arrived on scene around 1:10 p.m., the six person crew of the Chapparal...

Coast Guard seeks assistance with search

BOSTON – The Coast Guard and local agencies are seeking assistance in their search for a man who witnesses say went swimming in the Bass River in Yarmouth, Mass., Saturday night, but did not see him return. The Yarmouth police department contacted Coast Guard Sector Southeastern New England around 9:40 p.m., Saturday after two women reported seeing a Caucasian male approximately 70 years old...

Coast Guard Station Chatham receives new surf boat

BOSTON – Coast Guard Station Chatham, Mass., will be showing off the Coast Guard’s newest search and rescue asset on Monday at 9:30 a.m. The new 42-foot boat, manufactured by Safe Boat International, is designed to be highly maneuverable in breaking surf conditions and will eventually replace Station Chatham’s other two surfboats. Station Chatham requires surf-capable boats with shallow...