BOSTON — Seasonal Coast Guard stations Scituate, Block Island and East Moriches are scheduled to open at the end of May and remain open through Labor Day.
The stations’ crews will perform several missions, including search and rescue, maritime law enforcement, and recreational boating safety. The stations are each equipped with 29-foot response boats and crews that are available to respond 24 hours a day.
The stations will open on the following dates: Station Scituate, today (May 22); Station Block Island, May 26; Station East Moriches, currently open.
Chief Warrant Officer Robert Canepa, commanding officer of Station Point Allerton in Hull, is also the commanding officer of the seasonal station in Scituate.
Senior Chief Petty Officer Steven Beasley, commanding officer of Station Point Judith in Point Judith, Rhode Island, is also the commanding officer of the seasonal station in Block Island.
Chief Warrant Officer Richard Berg, commanding officer of Station Shinnecock in Hampton Bays, New York, is also the commanding officer of the seasonal station in East Moriches.