A good Samaritan had spotted them and reported them to a Coast Guard Sector Miami watchstander.
U.S. Sen. Jack Reed announced the decision. The 360-foot vessels will be part of the Heritage class, a new design.
Two rehabilitated sea turtles, rescued at different times and locations by the U.S. Coast Guard, have been released.
Eric Hupp was having a family beach day at the Outer Banks when the 15-year-old heard someone crying for help from the water.
In May, organizers of the yearly event announced that the festival would be canceled.
The Coast Guard Cutter Reliance is leaving Portsmouth Naval Shipyard for the last time.
Eight members of Coast Guard Station Brunswick were recognized Monday for their exemplary performance during rescue efforts.
A Coast Guard rescue swimmer rescued the 10 people with the help of a Good Samaritan.
All 16 of the hulking lifting lugs are now in place on the exposed starboard side of the shipwrecked Golden Ray.
The Coast Guard towed the vessel back to Avalon.