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1st District Northeast Public Affairs
U.S. Coast Guard

News Release

June 09, 2010


U.S. Coast Guard

Contact: 1st District Public Affairs

Email: D1publicaffairs@uscg.mil

Office: (617) 223-8515

Photo Release: Unified Command begins decontamination of New Bedford fishing boat

Photo of ESS Pursuit Decontamination Process NEW BEDFORD, Mass. - (Left to Right) Coast Guard Ens. Adam Mosley, Kieran Kelly, the captain of the fishing vessel ESS Pursuit, Dennis Murphy, relief captain of the ESS Pursuit, and Army Capt. Anthony Circosta of the 1st Civil Support Team talk about the process of decontaminating the fishing vessel in Buzzards Bay off New Bedford June 9, 2010. The Coast Guard issued a captain of the port order June 7, 2010, for the vessel to be decontaminated after three of their crewmembers were taken to a local hospital and treated for symptoms of exposure to a hazardous/chemical substance. (U.S. Coast Guard Photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Lauren Jorgensen)
Photo of ESS Pursuit Decontamination Process NEW BEDFORD, Mass. - Coast Guardsmen talk to Kieran Kelly (top), the captain of the fishing vessel ESS Pursuit, as teams prepare to decontaminate the vessel in Buzzards Bay off New Bedford June 9, 2010. The Coast Guard issued a captain of the port order June 7, 2010, for the vessel to be decontaminated after three of their crewmembers were taken to a local hospital and treated for symptoms of exposure to a hazardous/chemical substance. (U.S. Coast Guard Photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Lauren Jorgensen)
Photo of ESS Pursuit Decontamination Process NEW BEDFORD, Mass. - Coast Guard Petty Officer 3rd Class Logan Willett surveys protective equipment in preparation to decontaminate the fishing vessel ESS Pursuit, moored in Buzzards Bay about two miles off New Bedford June 9, 2010. The Coast Guard issued a captain of the port order June 7, 2010, for the vessel to be decontaminated after three of their crewmembers were taken to a local hospital and treated for symptoms of exposure to a hazardous/chemical substance. (U.S. Coast Guard Photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Lauren Jorgensen)
Photo of ESS Pursuit Decontamination Process NEW BEDFORD, Mass. - Army Staff Sgt. Frank Charette of the 1st Civil Support Team, prepares to check for chemical contamination on the fishing vessel ESS Pursuit in Buzzards Bay off New Bedford June 9, 2010. The Coast Guard issued a captain of the port order June 7, 2010, for the vessel to be decontaminated after three of their crewmembers were taken to a local hospital and treated for symptoms of exposure to a hazardous/chemical substance. (U.S. Coast Guard Photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Lauren Jorgensen)
Photo of ESS Pursuit Decontamination Process NEW BEDFORD, Mass. - Army Capt. Anthony Circosta, 1st Civil Support Team survey section leader, briefs the CST before beginning decontamination of the fishing vessel ESS Pursuit in Buzzards Bay off New Bedford June 9, 2010. The Coast Guard issued a captain of the port order June 7, 2010, for the vessel to be decontaminated after three of their crewmembers were taken to a local hospital and treated for symptoms of exposure to a hazardous/chemical substance. (U.S. Coast Guard Photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Lauren Jorgensen)
Photo of ESS Pursuit Decontamination Process NEW BEDFORD, Mass. - Army Capt. Anthony Circosta (left) talks with Sgt. 1st Class Aubrey Maddox (right), both of the 1st Civil Support Team, about plans to decontaminate the fishing vessel ESS Pursuit in Buzzards Bay off New Bedford June 9, 2010. The Coast Guard issued a captain of the port order June 7, 2010, for the vessel to be decontaminated after three of their crewmembers were taken to a local hospital and treated for symptoms of exposure to a hazardous/chemical substance. (U.S. Coast Guard Photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Lauren Jorgensen)
Photo of ESS Pursuit Decontamination Process NEW BEDFORD, Mass. - Kieran Kelly (right), the captain of the fishing vessel ESS Pursuit, talks with Coast Guard Ens. Adam Mosley (left) of the Atlantic Strike Team about decontaminating the ESS Pursuit in Buzzards Bay off New Bedford June 9, 2010. The Coast Guard issued a captain of the port order June 7, 2010, for the vessel to be decontaminated after three of their crewmembers were taken to a local hospital and treated for symptoms of exposure to a hazardous/chemical substance. (U.S. Coast Guard Photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Lauren Jorgensen)
Photo of ESS Pursuit Decontamination Process NEW BEDFORD, Mass. - Kieran Kelly, the captain of the fishing vessel ESS Pursuit, steps off the vessel for the first time since the Coast Guard issued a captain of the port order June 7, 2010, for the vessel to be decontaminated. Three of the ESS Pursuit crewmembers were taken to a local hospital and treated for symptoms of exposure to a hazardous/chemical substance. (U.S. Coast Guard Photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Lauren Jorgensen)
Photo of ESS Pursuit Decontamination Process NEW BEDFORD, Mass. - The fishing vessel ESS Pursuit is moored in Buzzards Bay about two miles off New Bedford awaiting decontamination June 9, 2010. The Coast Guard issued a captain of the port order June 7, 2010, for the vessel to be decontaminated after three of their crewmembers were taken to a local hospital and treated for symptoms of exposure to a hazardous/chemical substance. (U.S. Coast Guard Photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Lauren Jorgensen)
Photo of ESS Pursuit Decontamination Process NEW BEDFORD, Mass. - Kieran Kelly, the captain of the fishing vessel ESS Pursuit, watches as decontamination teams prepare their gear alongside the vessel in Buzzards Bay off New Bedford June 9, 2010. The Coast Guard issued a captain of the port order June 7, 2010, for the vessel to be decontaminated after three of their crewmembers were taken to a local hospital and treated for symptoms of exposure to a hazardous/chemical substance. (U.S. Coast Guard Photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Lauren Jorgensen)
Photo of ESS Pursuit Decontamination Process NEW BEDFORD, Mass. - The fishing vessel ESS Pursuit is moored in Buzzards Bay about two miles off New Bedford awaiting decontamination June 9, 2010. The Coast Guard issued a captain of the port order June 7, 2010, for the vessel to be decontaminated after three of their crewmembers were taken to a local hospital and treated for symptoms of exposure to a hazardous/chemical substance. (U.S. Coast Guard Photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Lauren Jorgensen)
Photo of ESS Pursuit Decontamination Process NEW BEDFORD, Mass. - (Left to right) Kieran Kelly, the captain of the fishing vessel ESS Pursuit, and Relief Captain Dennis Murphy talk with decontamination teams aboard a barge moored to the ESS Pursuit in Buzzards Bay off New Bedford June 9, 2010. The Coast Guard issued a captain of the port order June 7, 2010, for the vessel to be decontaminated after three of their crewmembers were taken to a local hospital and treated for symptoms of exposure to a hazardous/chemical substance. (U.S. Coast Guard Photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Lauren Jorgensen)
Photo of ESS Pursuit Decontamination Process NEW BEDFORD, Mass. - Coast Guard Ens. Adam Mosley (left) talks to Kieran Kelly (right), the captain of the fishing vessel ESS Pursuit, while awaiting the vessel decontamination in Buzzards Bay off New Bedford June 9, 2010. The Coast Guard issued a captain of the port order June 7, 2010, for the vessel to be decontaminated after three of their crewmembers were taken to a local hospital and treated for symptoms of exposure to a hazardous/chemical substance. (U.S. Coast Guard Photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Lauren Jorgensen)

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