Author Archives: Paul F Frontiero Jr

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;

 

BREAKING NEWS!

From USCG Northeast:

“As the service life of Cutter Grand Isle comes to an end for the Coast Guard Cutter Grand Isle, we look back at her wonderful ‪#‎DevotiontoDuty‬ the past 24 years this week.”

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

I wonder if Station Gloucester will be getting a new Cutter?

Anyone know?

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USCG Pendant Gloucester, Ma In Warmer Times

 USCG Pendant Update

Tuesday the Coast Guard Cutter ‪#‎Pendant‬ started flooding due to a breached hull from all her thick ice-breaking. The crew quickly did damage control, and stopped the leak.

The Massachusetts State Police provided divers to get her back out to sea with less than 24 hours lost. BZ Pendant Crew and Mass State Troopers!

The Pendant was commissioned in August 1963. ‪#‎opRENEW‬

USCG Photo

USCG Photo

 

USCG Harbor Tug Pendant Gloucester, Ma

Found at the State Fish Pier.

http://www.uscg.mil/datasheet/65wytl.asp

USCG Pendant Gloucester, Ma In Warmer Times

Gloucester Duck Rescue!

News

Rescuers Wade Into Frigid Gloucester Water To Save Trapped Duck

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Rescuers wade into the frigid Gloucester waters. (Image Credit: Animal Rescue League of Boston)

Rescuers wade into the frigid Gloucester waters. (Image Credit: Animal Rescue League of Boston)

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GLOUCESTER (CBS) – A stranded duck was plucked from the frigid waters of Gloucester after it became tangled in a net and stuck on the ice.

Several Animal Rescue League of Boston members were involved in the rescue, including two who donned cold water suits to rescue the duck.

A volunteer leaves the Gloucester water with a rescued duck. (Image Credit: Animal Rescue League of Boston)

According to the Animal Rescue League, a rescuer was tethered to shore and made his way out to the duck.

The bird was rescued, and volunteers discovered that it was stuck on the ice because it was “severely tangled” in a net.

A Gloucester duck was tangled in netting and stuck on the ice. (Image Credit: Animal Rescue League of Boston)

GREAT IDEA FOR GOLF LOVERS!

With all this snow Golf lovers may not see the links until Late Spring. Maybe this will help with the Cabin Fever.

“POTTY PUTTER”

“Have you wanted to head for a few holes of golf, but can’t seem to find the time? The Potty Putter lets you play with your putter while your taking a number 2. Everybody does their best thinking when they are on the can and that may translate to their golf game. You can be taking care of business while you’re taking care of business. It’s important to remember not to squat when your playing a real game of golf. Great way to get “away” from your kids, wife, boss, work…You can tote the Potty Putter anywhere and now practice your golf game in any restroom! The Potty Putter is the perfect accessory for your porcelain throne. Toilet paper not included. The potty putter even includes a free do not disturb door sign to ensure no interruptions.”

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