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Find us on FacebookWe've established a PENOBSCOT BAY "fan page" on The page features up-to-the-minute updates on PENOBSCOT BAY operations, including photo galleries, video, links to news coverage of the PENOBSCOT BAY, and regular blog-style updates from the Captain and crew. Keep up with us during ice season this year by visiting the page regularly!

Coast Guard public affairs sites (press releases, Coast Guard news, photos, and more):

                    Coast Guard New York Public Affairs
                    Coast Guard First District Public Affairs
                    Coast Guard Atlantic Area Public Affairs

From the Coast Guard Historian's Office:

                    Information on Coast Guard Polar & Ice Operations
                    Overview of Coast Guard ice operations and enabling statutory authority
                    "Icebreakers and the Coast Guard: A History" by Donald L. Canney

Order PENOBSCOT BAY t-shirts, ball caps, patches, and more at

Other commands in Bayonne and the New York City area:

                    Coast Guard Sector New York
                            Sector NY Ice Operations page (daily reports on Hudson River ice conditions)
                    CGC STURGEON BAY
                    CGC KATHERINE WALKER
                    Coast Guard Aids to Navigation Team (ANT) New York
                    CGC HAWSER
                    CGC LINE
                    CGC BAINBRIDGE ISLAND
                    CGC SAILFISH

Other nearby military installations:

                    Fort Hamilton, Brooklyn, New York

Local information:

                    City of Bayonne
                    New York City Transit (MTA)
                    Hudson-Bergen Light Rail (NJ Transit)
                    PATH (Port Authority of New York and New Jersey)

Hudson River Web sites and useful resources:

                    Hudson River Almanac (compiled by Tom Lake at the New York State Department of
                            Environmental Conservation; PENOBSCOT BAY is an occasional contributor)
                    Location of the Hudson River salt front from the U.S. Geological Survey
                    New York Harbor forecast and weather data from the National Weather Service
                            (including marine forecasts)
                    A handy site for Hudson River water temperatures

Last Modified 1/12/2016