Author Archives: Paul F Frontiero Jr

Cape Ann Paintings for Sale by Paul Frontiero Sr.

AUCTIONS END MONDAY AT 3PM

For Sale on Ebay

Paintings by the Late Paul Frontiero Sr. 1925-2012

They are all 9″x12″ oil on Panels.

More Coming Soon.

Larger Paintings Available. Contact; Paul at Frontiero@hotmail.com

CLICK HERE FOR LISTINGS

http://www.ebay.com/sch/gloucesterman2000/m.html?item=291410596687&hash=item43d96cd34f&pt=LH_DefaultDomain_0&rt=nc&_trksid=p2047675.l2562

Coast Guard medevacs fisherman near Cape Cod. “Capt. Joe”

Does anyone know if this is Gloucester’s “Capt. Joe”?

 

Coast Guard medevacs fisherman near Cape Cod

Posted: 13 Mar 2015 07:18 AM PDT

Jayhawk training flightBOSTON – Search and rescue crews from Coast Guard Air Station Cape Cod, Massachusetts, medically evacuated a man from a fishing boat 110 miles east of Cape Cod, Friday.

Watchstanders at the Coast Guard Sector Boston Command Center received an urgent call from the fishing vessel Capt Joe stating that a 62-year-old crewman aboard was suffering from severe abdominal pain.

Considering the potential severity of the man’s condition and the distance from land, Sector Boston conferred with the 1st District Command Center who initiated the medevac.

Air Station Cape Cod was directed to launch two air crews, one aboard an MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter to conduct the hoist, another aboard an HC-144A Ocean Sentry aircraft to provide communication and support coverage.

Despite winds gusting to 40-knots and seas reaching 10-15 feet, the Jayhawk crew safely hoisted the man aboard and transferred him to Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston.

“The on-scene conditions were challenging,” said Lt. Preston Hieb, the command duty officer at the Sector Boston Command Center. “Our crews train in all weather, and we’re always to respond,” he said.

What colors do you see? Repeat Saturday

What colors do you see?

In the movie Pearl Earring the artist Vermeer asked his maid who was modeling for him. “Look at the clouds what colors do you see?”
She replied “white” he told her to squint and look again. She saw many colors then.
What colors do you see when you look at the Snow?

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Book Recommendation “IRON MEN WOODEN SHIPS”

Book Recommendation 

This is an Awesome Book with great photos. Highly Recommended!

Tell him GMG sent you!

To purchase on Ebay:

http://www.ebay.com/itm/CAPE-ANN-BOOKS-GLOUCESTER-MASS-FISHING-CAPTAINS-/141594890919

“IRON MEN

WOODEN SHIPS”

From the Author;

“IRON MEN WOODEN SHIPS SKIPPERS OF GLOUCESTER MASS. THE BOOK HAS 89 PAGES, EACH PAGE FEATURES A SKIPPER AND HIS BOAT WITH INFORMATION OF THE SKIPPER AND THE BOAT.THE PICTURE OF THE SKIPPER MEASURES 6″W BY 3″3/4″H.THE BOAT IS FEATURED UNDER THE SKIPPERS AND IS ALSO 6″W AND 3″3/4″H. THE COVER PHOTO IS THE FISHERMEN STATUE TAKEN DURING THE STORM OF 1978.THESE PICTURES WERE TAKEN IN THE EARLY TO MID 70’s.ALMOST EVERY BOAT HAS SUNK AND ONE LOST AT SEA WITH ALL HANDS.IT IS TRULY A ONE OF A KIND AND UNIQUE BOOK.MOST OF THE SKIPPERS HAVE PASSED AWAY SOME RETIRED TO THERE HOME COUNTRY AND SOME ARE STILL IN GLOUCESTER.THIS BOOK WILL BE A HANDSOME ADDITION TO ANY BOOK SHELF. THIS BOOK IS ALSO SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR.”

Throw Back Thursday Schooner Festival

Throw Back Thursday Schooner Festival

Check out their Website and Facebook Page

http://gloucesterschoonerfestival.net/

https://www.facebook.com/GloucesterSchoonerFestival

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Ahoy Ye Coywolfe!

From USCG Northeast;

“The Coast Guard Cutter Pendant spotted a coyote running across their bow! What would you do?”

Check out and Like their Facebook Page

USCG Key Largo Gloucester, Ma 02/27/2015

USCG Key Largo Gloucester, Ma 02/27/2015

 

Just got off the Phone with USCG Station Gloucester.

Gloucester will be getting the USCG Cutter Gloucester “KEY LARGO” Within the next couple of weeks!

Just so you Know!

Thanks USCG Gloucester!

Hopefully She will bring in some Tropical Air with Her!

 

Today is National Get Your Ass off the Couch Day

02/26/2015

Today is National Get Your Ass off the Couch Day!

Time to get off the Laptop and do something creative.

NOT!

BREAKING NEWS AGAIN!

  I guess it’s true.

This was posted to Facebook Tonight 02/24/2015.

Check it out here on their Facebook Page:

https://www.facebook.com/USCoastGuardNortheast?fref=nf

From USCG Northeast;

“Our beloved Coast Guard Cutter ‪#‎GrandIsle‬ will be decommissioned tomorrow.
July – September 1996: GI received a CG Unit Commendation for participating in the response to the Trans World Airlines Flight 800 Crash. The plane was on its way to Paris from New York and experienced an explosion 16NM off the coast of Moriches Harbor.”

 

Here are some Photos I took of it in winter 2008;

 

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