Coast Guard Celebrates International Ice Patrol Centennial

Coast Guard Celebrates International Ice Patrol Centennial
MYSTIC, Conn., – The Coast Guard celebrated the 100th anniversary of the International Ice Patrol (IIP) Friday night during their open house event at the Mystic Aquarium where distinguished guests including Congressman Joe Courtney viewed the Titanic exhibit. The IIP was established as a result of one of the most horrifying tragedies at sea with the sinking of the Titanic on April 15, 1912. Nearly...

Coast Guard Coordinates Rescue of 3 People 1300 Miles East of Boston

BOSTON — A U.S. Coast Guard HC-130J Super Hercules aircraft which was diverted from a Titanic ceremony successfully coordinated the rescue of three persons aboard a sailing vessel 1,300 miles east of Boston, Saturday. First Coast Guard District Command Center watchstanders, based out of Boston, were notified at 7:30 a.m. by Rescue Coordination Center Gris Nez, in Normandy, France, that the 40-foot...