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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.”

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

Anyone know?


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.

USCG Pendant Gloucester, Ma In Warmer Times

Gloucester Duck Rescue!


Rescuers Wade Into Frigid Gloucester Water To Save Trapped Duck Share on email 7

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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)


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


“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.”

Wicked Tuna Hard Merchandise



 The Wicked Tuna’s “Hard Merchandise”

I caught the Hard Merchandise from the TV Show Wicked Tuna unloading a few Bluefin Tuna at the State fish Pier this Summer. One of the Tv crew members said the shows they’re filming will air in February 2015. So you may get lucky and watch them film on the Gloucester waterfront. The Hard Merchandise has been fishing for years here in Gloucester way before the TV show. They dock at the wharf behind the Madfish Galleries on Rocky Neck. I’m sure all their Fans will enjoy these photo’s. Video’s coming soon.


This? or This? That is the Question!

This? or This? That is the Question!






Snowy Daze on the Waterfront

Alexander Gerst’s Earth Time Lapses

Published on Dec 22, 2014

“Watch Earth roll by through the perspective of ESA astronaut Alexander Gerst in this six-minute timelapse video from space. Combining 12 500 images taken by Alexander during his six-month Blue Dot mission on the International Space Station this Ultra High Definition video shows the best our beautiful planet has to offer.”


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