NEW YORK – A Coast Guard 25-foot response boat crew of Station New York performs a safety and security escort of a Staten Island Ferry departing Manhattan, April 17, 2013. The Coast Guard works every day with port partners to maintain the safety and security within the maritime community. These partners include ferries, commercial traffic, and waterside facilities. Following the incidents in Boston, the Coast Guard units are underway and operating with a heightened awareness alongside partners and fellow first responders. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Erik Swanson.
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