Recent responses from around the nation
An entanglement team from the Center for Coastal Studies attempts to free an entangled humpback whale from a lobster pot and netting eight miles east of Sandy Hook, N.J.
Recent Coast Guard responses from around the nation
SEA SIREN — Crewmembers aboard the 225-foot Coast Guard Cutter Juniper prepare to tow the disabled fishing boat Sea Siren toward Buzzards Bay, Mass. A commercial tug was expected to meet the cutter to complete the tow into New Bedford, Mass. The Sea Siren became disabled about 70 miles east of Chatham, Mass., March 11.
Recent responses from Florida to North Carolina
Coast Guard Training Center Yorktown (Va.) unveils its new response boat at the Boat Forces Center. The 45-footer will replace the 41-foot utility boat that has been in service for more than 30 years.
Recent responses from Florida to South Carolina
LUNDI GRAS PARADE — A Coast Guard HH-65C rescue helicopter and crew from Coast Guard Air Station New Orleans, along with a 25-foot smallboat and crew from the Marine Safety and Security Team, Kings Bay, Ga., conduct patrols on the Mississippi River in New Orleans while the paddle-wheel boat Creole Queen transits the river on a evening cruise during Lundi Gras festivities.
Swan freed from ice
Station Lorain, Ohio
Coast Guard Station Lorain rescued a black swan that was stuck in the ice near the Black River Railroad Bridge. The black swan was recovered by Coast Guard personnel and transferred to the Lake Erie Nature and Science Center in Bay Village, Ohio. Station Lorain was notified by the Black River Railroad Bridge operator that a duck was stuck in the river near the bridge.
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