United States Coast Guard Auxiliary
First District Northern Region
Maine, New Hampshire, Massachusetts & Rhode Island

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  Welcome to the Coast Guard Auxiliary District 1, Northern Region website!  From northern Maine and the White Mountains of New Hampshire, Western Massachusetts to Rhode Island, Cape Cod and the Islands, more than 2,300 members of the Auxiliary serve recreational boaters and the Coast Guard to protect people from the sea and the sea from people.

  To request a complimentary Vessel Safety Check or browse our Boating Safety,   Navigation, and Public Education sites, CLICK HERE to view what services the Auxiliary offers to the public.

  Auxiliarists are encouraged to visit the Members Deck  to check Member Training Schedules, Calendar of coming events, and whatís new! 

  If you are 17 years or older, and are interested in becoming an Auxiliary member of the Coast Guard family, please CLICK HERE.  Become a part of Americaís Volunteer Lifesavers!



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              District Commodore, John W. Hume                                            District Chief of Staff, Glen Gayton



Immediate Past District Commodore, Byron A. Moe Jr.


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 Our Mission

The Coast Guard Auxiliary is a component of the United States Coast Guard which is a multi-mission maritime service and one of the Nationís five Armed Services.  The mission of the Auxiliary is to protect the public, the environment, and U.S. economic interests - in the Nationís ports and waterways, along the coast, on international waters, or in any maritime region as required to support national security in a non-military role and non-direct
law enforcement role.

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Our Contributions

In an average year, over 2,300 members of the Auxiliary in the 1st District (Northern) accomplish the following:

  • Complete over 3,000 operational patrols

  • Conduct 1800 Boating Safety Classes

  • Conduct 5000 Vessel safety Checks

  • Conduct 300 Commercial Fishing Inspections

  • Assist 130 persons in maritime peril

  • Save over $500,000 in damage to recreational  vessels

  • Conduct 1200 visits to marine dealers to distribute boating safety literature

  • Provide over 130,000 hours of volunteer support to the Coast Guard


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Last Update: 06/28/2024


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