USCG Station Point Allerton, located in Hull, Massachusetts. is a sub-unit of Sector Boston. It traces its roots back to the U.S. Lifesaving Station and the Massachusetts Humane Society. Its assets include the Motor Life Boat (MLB), the Coast Guard's 47-foot (14 m) primary heavy-weather boat used for search and rescue as well as law enforcement and homeland security, and Response Boat – Small (RB-S), a 29-foot (8.8 m) high-speed boat, for a variety of missions, including search and rescue, port security and law enforcement duties.