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"Advanced new tug marks a milestone for US firm," Lloyd's List, January 7, 1985
"Bay-class breakers keep Hudson clear," First Word, 1991, 1992, or 1993, precise date unknown*
"Restoring a Bygone Era; CGC PENOBSCOT BAY's Crew Lends a Hand in Renovating a Maritime Treasure," Commandant's Bulletin, August 1993
"Coast Guard Icebreakers Work to Make the Hudson Passable," The New York Times, February 18, 1994
"Smashing, bashing all in a day's work," Troy (N.Y.) Record, 1994, precise date unknown*
"Breaking the ice," Troy (N.Y.) Record, 1993, 1994, or 1995, precise date unknown*
"Coast Guard opens ice-locked river," Troy (N.Y.) Record, 1994 or 1995, precise date unknown*
"It takes men of steel to break river of ice," Albany (N.Y.) Times Union, February 11, 1996. Link here for an HTML version (article only; no photos) available on the Times Union Web site. Used by permission of the Times Union, Albany, N.Y.
"Coast Guard crewmen install ceiling tiles at the Catskill Community Center," Catskill (N.Y.) Daily Mail, February 22, 1997
"A colorful way to spend free time; Coast Guard vols paint community center," Kingston (N.Y.) Daily Freeman, February 27, 1997
"Navy A-6 Intruder arrives in Albany on journey to Aerosciences Museum," Schenectady (N.Y.) Daily Gazette, April 18, 1997
"Breaching a Frozen Blockade," The New York Times, February 4, 2000
"Breaking it up on the Hudson," Coast Guard Magazine, April 2001
"High Light Duty; Crew from N.J. cutter is sprucing up the NL Harbor Light," The Day (New London, Conn.), May 1, 2002
"Moving Up the Hudson Against the Floe; After Two Easy Winters, a Fleet of Icebreakers Is Back on the River," The New York Times, January 25, 2003
"Breaking river's icy grip (page 1) (page 2)," Albany (N.Y.) Times Union, March 4, 2007. Link here for an HTML version (article only; no photos) available on the Times Union Web site. Used by permission of the Times Union, Albany, N.Y.
"Recruiting 'Junior' cops; Junior Police Academy takes excursion to see Coast Guard," Nutley (N.J.) Sun, August 9, 2007
"International Cooperation Along the Seaway," Cornwall (Ontario) Seaway News, April 11, 2008
"Coast Guard Cutter PENOBSCOT BAY returns after joint mission with Canadian Coast Guard," Coast Guard press release, April 14, 2008
"Ship allides with pier at fuel containment facility," Coast Guard press release, December 29, 2008
"River gets big breaks (page 1) (page 2)" Albany (N.Y.) Times Union, January 22, 2009. Link here for an HTML version (article and photos) available on the Times Union Web site. Several photographs by Times Union photographer Skip Dickstein that accompanied the article are available here on our Facebook.com fan page. Used by permission of the Times Union, Albany, N.Y.
"Crushing Hudson River ice," capitalnews9.com, February 5, 2009; accompanying video news story available here as aired in February 2009
"Coast Guard meets challenge of frozen river," MidHudsonNews.com, February 4, 2009; coverage of official visit to PENOBSCOT BAY by U.S. Rep. John Hall (NY-19), who embarked to observe icebreaking operations north of West Point, New York; a gallery of images from the visit is available here
"View from the Top (Ice #20)," Chronogram Magazine, February 25, 2009
"Humpback whale caught in netting off the coast," Newsday.com, February 25, 2009
"Humpback Whale Is Stuck Off Sandy Hook," City Room Blog, The New York Times, February 25, 2009
"Humpback Whale Stuck in Net Near Sandy Hook; Coast Guard Enforces Security Zone," MyFoxNY.com, February 25, 2009
"Coast Guard establishes 500-yard safety zone around entangled humpback whale," Coast Guard press release, February 25, 2009
"Coast Guard continues to enforce security zone around entangled whale," Coast Guard press release, February 25, 2009
"Whale Caught in Netting off Sandy Hook," Staten Island Advance, February 26, 2009; photographs by PENOBSCOT BAY crewmember BM3 Pedro Lopez featured on the Advance front page
"Entangled whale freed from fishing gear in NJ," Associated Press, February 26, 2009
"Humpback whale off N.J. coast saved," Newsday, February 26, 2009
"Stranded Whale Breaks Free," NBCNewYork.com, February 26, 2009
"Humpback Whale Trapped off New Jersey Draws Rescuers," Bloomberg News, February 26, 2009
"Whale freed from fishing gear off Sandy Hook, N.J., coast," Coast Guard press release, February 26, 2009
"Whale Becomes Free (Though Injured) Willy," City Room Blog, The New York Times, February 27, 2009