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17 Abandon HMS Bounty off N.C. coast

The HMS Bounty which was the feature ship in Gloucester’s Schooner Festival Last Summer was taking on water out at sea and it’s 17 person crew just abandoned ship. Uhmmm does this not beg the question- “WHAT THE HELL ARE … Continue reading

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U.S. Coast Guard Rescue Crews Medically Evacuate Crewman from Gloucester Dragger Grace Marie

CAPE COD BAY, Mass. – U.S. Coast Guard crews medically evacuated a crewman from the Gloucester, Mass., based fishing vessel Grace Marie 10-miles north of Provincetown, Mass., Dec. 30, 2010. Coast Guard Sector Boston watchstanders received a report from the … Continue reading

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United States Coast Guard 47′ Motor Lifeboat Video

Taken from the dock From The USCG Website- The 47′ motor lifeboat is designed as a first response rescue resource in high seas, surf & heavy weather environments. They are built to withstand the most severe conditions at sea and … Continue reading

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Grace Marie Being Towed By Coast Guarg 178 Miles

Paul Frontiero photo BOSTON – The Coast Guard Cutter Escanaba is towing the fishing vessel Grace Marie to Provincetown and plans to arrive around 6 p.m., today. The Grace Marie, a 65-foot Gloucester-based fishing vessel, was reported to be adrift … Continue reading

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Survival Suit Demonstration Video at US Coast Guard Station Gloucester

During Fishing Family and Friends Health and Safety Day at US Coast Guard Station Gloucester Marine Technician Second Class Jim demonstrates the parts of a survival suit.

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Fishing Boat Safety Demo Video at The Gloucester United States Coast Guard Station

Showing the effects of ice and the proper way to secure an even load of fish during rough seas. Click the picture to watch the video

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Get To Know US Coast Guard Station Gloucester

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New United States Coast Guard Fast Response Cutter

This new generation of Coast Guard Cutters is pretty Bad-Ass! Fast Response Cutter – Sentinel Class Artist Rendering of the Fast Response Cutter – Sentinel Class. (Courtesy of Bollinger Shipyards, Inc.) The Coast Guard was conceived in 1787, when America’s first … Continue reading

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Merry Christmas To All Those That Serve- USCG Grand Isle

Thanks For All You Do. Merry Christmas To All Those That Serve- USCG Grand Isle, originally uploaded by captjoe06.

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Cmdr. Edward Westfall of Coast Guard Cutter Escanaba Discusses the towing of the Michael and Kristen

Cmdr. Edward Westfall, the commanding officer of Coast Guard Cutter Escanaba, discusses the towing of disabled Gloucester, Mass.-based lobster boat, Michael and Kristen, Friday, Dec. 18, 2009. The master of the 77-foot lobster boat called for help at about 3:30 … Continue reading

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Coast Guard Releases Video Of Michael and Kristen Rescue

If you use Twitter you would get United States Coast Guard New England Updates.  Last night they tweeted this video- The USCG New Englands Twitter name is- USCGNewEngland

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USCG Pic Of The Cutter Escanaba Tilted Way Over as It Approaches The Michael and Kristen

Thanks to Universal Hub for the link- Here is The USCG website report- BOSTON — The Coast Guard Cutter Escanaba is continuing to tow the Gloucester-based lobster boat that was disabled Wednesday with five people aboard more than 200 miles southeast of … Continue reading

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Grand Isle- USCG

The United States Coast Guard had a change of command ceremony at the State Fish Pier Friday.  The guns on the bow of the boat were uncovered.  Usually they are covered up with some black material.  The ship was also … Continue reading

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United States Coast Guard Grand Isle 4:55AM 4/20/09

I wonder if they come to a complete stop when they launch the smaller boat off the side or if they load up the crew and set her overboard while under power James Bond style! United States Coast Guard Grand … Continue reading

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United States Coast Guard Grand Isle 4:55AM 4/20/09

This is a pretty picture (to me anyway) blown up.  To see it full size, click the pic and select “all sizes” United States Coast Guard Grand Isle 4:55AM 4/20/09, originally uploaded by captjoe06.

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United States Coast Guard Grand Isle 4:55AM 4/20/09

United States Coast Guard Grand Isle 4:55AM 4/20/09, originally uploaded by captjoe06.

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