CG 36500  NEWS and MOVIE

"Unbelievable Coast Guard Rescue" on CBS News, October 2015

The Finest Hours trailer by Disney, January 2016

More about the making of the movie HERE

Buy the book

The Finest Hours

signed by Michael Tougias

Nauset Marine EAST

235 Main St, Orleans, MA 02653

From the upper Cape

  • Take the Mid-Cape Highway
    Rt. 6 E to exit 12 towards Orleans 

  • Keep right at the fork, follow signs for MA 6AE/Orleans

  • Merge onto MA-6A E

  • Turn right onto Eldredge Park Way 

  • Turn right onto Main St.

  • Turn right at Barley Neck Rd.

  • 150 feet turn right into Nauset Marine East

From the lower Cape

  • Take Rt. 6 West to the Orleans Rotary

  • At the traffic circle, take the 3rd exit onto MA-6A W

  • At the next traffic circle take the 3rd exit onto MA-28 N/ S Orleans-Chatham Rd.  

  • Turn left onto Main St.

  • Turn right at Barley Neck Rd

  • 150 feet turn right into Nauset Marine East - Marina

The Caretakers of the CG36500, The Heroes Boat by Brian Tracy, from Cape Codder, June 2016

"The Little Boat That Could" in Boston Globe August 2015

"Volunteers Care for Famous Coast Guard Boat" from CapeCod.com August 2015  See article here.

Volunteers Care for Famous Coast Guard Boat - CapeCod.com Sunday Journal
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"Orleans' CG36500 Always at the Ready" by Doreen Leggett

Wicked Local Orleans, September 2014

See Coast Guard Compass article HERE on Groundbreaking Ceremony

at the USCG Museum in New London, CT, May 2014

CG36500 Meets CGSC Berbard C. Webber, 2014

The CG 36500 met up with the newly commissioned (2012-04-14) 154 foot long Coast Guard Sentinel Class cutter, the Bernard C. Webber, when she came North from her home port in Miami Beach, Florida. The significance of the first of a new class of cutter being named after Coxswain Webber should not be lost on anyone who has a sense of Coast Guard history, as in the past the Coast Guard has named their vessels after Secretaries of The Treasury, capes, points, winds, sharks, and flowering shrubs. Not to mention other high profile people like Alex Haley, Abbie Burgess, etc. This class will bear the names of heroic enlisted men and women of the Coast Guard. What an honor to be the first in a class of commissioned U.S. vessels!

July 4th Parade, 2013. Orleans, MA

Special thanks to Nauset Marine services for excellent towing through the parade route.

July 4th Parade, 2012. Chatham, MA

Part of the Chatham activities marking the 300 Year Celebration.

The Wooden Boat Show at Mystic Seaport, 2009

Awarded 'Power, Owner Restored 1st Place' and 'Judges Choice'.    

The Wooden Boat Show at Mystic Seaport, 2008

Awarded 'Power, Owner Restored 1st Place' and 'Judges Choice'.

More articles about the Making of the Disney Movie The Finest Hours

Scrapbook made for the cast and crew of The Finest Hours

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