Coast Guard searching for missing mariner in Maine

SOUTH PORTLAND, Maine- Coast Guard rescue crews and partner agencies are actively searching today for a missing mariner near Bois Bubert Island in Stueben, Maine.

Coast Guard suspends search for missing fishermen

LUBEC, Maine — The Coast Guard suspended its search at about 5:30 p.m. today, for the crewmen of the Bottom Basher who have been missing since Tuesday night.

Coast Guard Station Jonesport to hold veterans lunch

JONESPORT, Maine – Coast Guard Station Jonesport will be hosting a veteran’s lunch to commemorate the 219th anniversary of the Coast Guard at 10:30 a.m., in Jonesport, Maine, Friday.

Coast Guard ends fishing trip due to lack of fire-fighting equipment

BUCKS HARBOR, Maine – The Coast Guard ended the voyage of a Bucks Harbor, Maine-based fishing vessel a half mile east of here Saturday, when a boarding team discovered the boat had no fire-fighting equipment.

Body of missing Jonesport man found near Indian Point

SOUTH PORTLAND, Maine – During a multi-agency search for a Jonesport, Maine, man who went missing yesterday, a good Samaritan located his body in the surf tonight near Indian Point on Beal’s Island, Maine.

Solar-powered holiday lights highlight Coast Guard’s new energy initiatives

SOUTH PORTLAND, Maine – The string of bright, blue holiday lights wrapped around the display anchor at Coast Guard Sector Northern New England signify a bright future for Coast Guard units here. The solar-powered light-emitting diodes, or LEDs, are part of a new 2009 energy campaign here that is kicking off a week and a half before the new year.

Warm weather keeps Coast Guard busy

BOSTON (D1 Public Affairs) – Coast Guard Sector Northern New England was extremely busy conducting multiple operations as warm temperatures sharply increased boating activity in New England waters this past weekend. Personnel from the sector, located in South Portland, Maine, responded to three fires. The first occurred Friday when the Washburn and Doughty Shipyard in East Boothbay, Maine caught...