Coast Guard

Coast Guard Cutter Dependable. (US Coast Guard photo)

Coast Guard Rescues 4 Fishermen Off Nantucket

Coast Guard crew members rescued four fishermen about 25 miles southeast of Nantucket, after their boat started taking on water.

11/09/2014

Coast Guard officials called off a search for a swimmer after finding no evidence a boy was missing. (WBZ-TV)

New Bedford Search Ends After Coast Guard Finds No Evidence Boy Was Missing

A search for a missing swimmer in waters off New Bedford has been called due to lack of evidence anyone was missing.

08/31/2014

A Coast Guard crew worked with the Center for Coastal Studies to free a leatherback turtle tangled in lines. (Photo courtesy of U.S. Coast Guard)

Coast Guard Teams Up With Center For Coastal Studies In Turtle Rescue

Coast Guard crews and the Center for Coastal Studies in Provincetown worked together to free a leatherback turtle Saturday after it was entangled in lines outside Buzzards Bay.

08/30/2014

Two people were able to jump to safety when a boat caught fire in Provincetown Harbor.

One Person Burned, Second Injured When Boat Catches Fire In Provincetown Harbor

The boat was just getting underway when the fire started, the Coast Guard reported

08/24/2014

Provincetown ferry returns to Boston after being damaged by wave. (Photo by Jim Armstrong/WBZ)

Large Wave Disables Provincetown Ferry

A commuter ferry boat became disabled off the coast of Scituate after it was hit by a large wave.

08/13/2014

(File Photo by Tim Boyles/Getty Images)

Coast Guard Asking For Help In Locating Distressed Radio Caller In Maine

The U.S. Coast Guard is asking for the public’s help in providing information on a distress call they received on Tuesday.

07/29/2014

A Boston Harbor Cruises whale watch boat heads back to Long Wharf after spending the night stranded 16 miles off Nahant with 157 passengers. (WBZ-TV)

Boston Whale Watch Passengers Return To Land After Night Stuck At Sea

Divers have freed a Boston Harbor whale watch boat that spent the night 16 miles off the coast of Nahant after getting stuck on ropes attached to a buoy.

07/29/2014

A whale watch boat spent the night 16 miles off Nahant after becoming entangled in a lobster pot line.

Boston Whale Watch Boat With 157 People Stuck Offshore On Lobster Line

A Boston Harbor whale watch boat will spend the night 16 miles off shore after it became stuck on a lobster pot.

07/28/2014

Coast Guard Helicopter (Photo by Matthew Belson/U.S. Coast Guard via Getty Images)

Coast Guard: Life Boat & Hull Of Missing British Yacht Found, No Sign Of Crew

A U.S. Navy warship has located the overturned hull of a British yacht that went missing last week 1,000 miles off the Massachusetts shore.

05/23/2014

Columbus Crew  v Houston Dynamo

Coast Guard: No Sign Yet Of British Yacht Crew Missing Off Mass.

The U.S. Coast Guard says it has found no sign of a British yacht that apparently capsized in the Atlantic Ocean last week but continues its search about 1,000 miles east of Massachusetts.

05/21/2014

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