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BIW in Competition to Design New Cutter

| February 11, 2014

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) – Maine’s Bath Iron Works is one of three finalists in a design competition for a U.S. Coast Guard cutter. BIW was one of eight shipyards that submitted proposals for the design of the vessel. U.S. Senators Susan Collins and Angus King announced that the Coast Guard on Tuesday narrowed the selection […]

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Sinking Boat Call A Hoax

| January 17, 2014

BRISTOL, Maine (AP) – The Coast Guard has ended its search in the waters off Bristol, Maine, after officials determined that a 911 call about a sinking boat was a hoax. Petty Officer Matthew Couling said the search began Friday morning after a 911 call. A Coast Guard helicopter and vessels on the water launched […]

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